Christer
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Differences among -たら、なら、-んだったら、-えば, etc
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What is the こと in sentences such as あなたのことが好きだ?
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What is the difference between the nominalizers こと and の?
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When is Vている the continuation of action and when is it the continuation of state?
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Difference between -ていく and -てくる
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Why does Japanese have two kinds of adjectives? (-i adjectives and -na adjectives)
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ことができる versus V~える form
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The difference between が and を with the potential form of a verb
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What do the shapes △ ◯ ╳ ◻ mean in Japanese? And are there variations in meaning, depending on whether or not the shape is filled?
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Usage of なんて and なんか as emphasis
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Contrasting っぽい、らしい、みたい
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Stroke order for left and right
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What is the difference between "verb+て+みる" and "verb+(よ)う+とする"?
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Why is the topic marker often used in negative statements (ではない, ~とは思わない)?
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Why are there two versions of the kanji for 冷?
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Particle に to enumerate things / to list items?
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"太ってる猫" vs "太った猫"
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How do I express sentences like: He is dying?
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Confusion about "Seemingly not ~"
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Usage of plain i-adjectives or た form (悪かったv悪い、良かったvいい etc)
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How to pronounce the English alphabet? (A, B, C, ...)
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I am struggling with the sometimes conflicting uses of 先
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What is a subsidiary verb?
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のだから vs のだ (んだから vs んだ)
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What does 窓という窓 mean?
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"Should" in Japanese
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Some Japanese dictionaries (e.g. 大辞林, 大辞泉, and 明鏡国語辞典) use this inverted triangle outline symbol (▽) for some kanji compounds. What does it mean?
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Difference between 間 and 間に
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〜くはない vs 〜くない in adjective negations
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