Christer
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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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What is the difference between the nominalizers こと and の?
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Differences among -たら、なら、-んだったら、-えば, etc
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Difference between -ていく and -てくる
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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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The difference between が and を with the potential form of a verb
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Why does Japanese have two kinds of adjectives? (-i adjectives and -na adjectives)
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Contrasting っぽい、らしい、みたい
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Usage of なんて and なんか as emphasis
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ことができる versus V~える form
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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 間 and 間に
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Why are there two versions of the kanji for 冷?
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のだから vs のだ (んだから vs んだ)
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How to pronounce the English alphabet? (A, B, C, ...)
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What is the difference between "verb+て+みる" and "verb+(よ)う+とする"?
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I am struggling with the sometimes conflicting uses of 先
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How does this ように work?
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〜くはない vs 〜くない in adjective negations
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Why does 悪く(は)ない give a condescending feeling?
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What is a subsidiary verb?
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Writing a story in Japanese: how to handle dialogue
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Stroke order for left and right
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Confusion about "Seemingly not ~"
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How to say regrets [I should not have X]
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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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What's the meaning and usage of ~マシだ
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Why is "Try Again" translated to やり直す?
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"太ってる猫" vs "太った猫"
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