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19 votes
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How do Japanese understand "non-standard" words without looking at kanji?

17 votes
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How would I know whether a word existed and was commonly used N years ago?

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「です」, what is it really? Is my analysis correct?

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About the kanji 鱈 where 魚's bottom is written as 大

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What would be the closest native Japanese word to エラー in the context of IT?

9 votes
1 answer
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Why did the 黄色い線 become the 黄色いブロック?

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575 views

Does 多分 carry a degree of certainty equal to or greater than 50%?

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1 answer
952 views

Is the use of 真面目な a modern way to refer to sentimental relationships as "serious" or has it always been standard?

7 votes
1 answer
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About the coupling of ーてもらう and ーなさい

7 votes
1 answer
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Katakana loanwords: is there data about their creation/evolution and acceptance as "new Japanese words"?

7 votes
1 answer
666 views

Can 軈{やが}て mean "one day" rather than "soon/before long"?

6 votes
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762 views

How to express that something "must be + adj" as in "we must be strong"?

6 votes
2 answers
663 views

On the interchangeability of ~ように and ~ために

6 votes
1 answer
362 views

Does a bear sh*t in the woods? Rhetorical affirmations in Japanese. Is there any?

6 votes
2 answers
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Meaning and translation of "プラスアルファ”

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353 views

「楽しいでした?」- clarifications about this conjugation

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208 views

What exactly does くずし字 refer to?

5 votes
2 answers
9k views

How to express "being sorry" as a sympathetic feeling?

5 votes
4 answers
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On the use of ゆえ - Difference between ゆえに and ゆえの

3 votes
1 answer
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Is there a word to express "the rain of sakura petals"?

3 votes
1 answer
226 views

About the correct answer to a reading test

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1 answer
399 views

Is there any slang for 絞首刑?

3 votes
1 answer
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What is the expression/word for "going against traffic (flow)"?

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527 views

Meaning of 春うらら

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1 answer
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Why the word 宣材 is not in the dictionary?

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1 answer
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About the word たまわぴ

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2 answers
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Most common/appropriate reading of 執行

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4 answers
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What is the most "comprehensive" kanji dictionary?

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595 views

How to figuratively express something that has been lost/disappeared as in "where did (something) go"?