ra1ned
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How to respond when someone praises about my Japanese?
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I would say: そんなことないです。 全然ですよ。 まだまだですよ。 Those means "not at all".

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What is じゃけぇ supposed to mean?
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知らんがー 落ちたモンは 落ちたんじゃけえ It can be: 知らないけど落ちたものは落ちたんだから じゃけえ is a dialect of Hiroshima. The meaning is the same as だから. So じゃけえ means because). 落ちた - In this case, this doesn't mean "to fall". This ...

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The difference between 文書 and 文書化
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文書 is a noun. The meaning is 'a document'. 文書化 is a verb. The meaning is 'documenting'. So it means 'To record in documents'. If a noun attached 化, it almost mean 'making (something) (a noun)'. In ...

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What is the meaning of "Tabako-wa goenryo kudasai"
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I suppose it is Tabako-wa goenryo kudasai(タバコはご遠慮ください). That means: Refrain from smoking. 遠慮 means refrain from. Similar to 控える. Commonly used in instructions.

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Can I eat here?/ Is it ok to eat here? in Japanese
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Using all: ここで食べても大丈夫でしょうか? ここで食事しても大丈夫ですか? 食べて - te-form. te-form and も - Even if ... , ... I used ここで, because there is no an adverb that means "here". Its translation: Is it ok to eat here? (Is it ...

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What is the difference between 馴染む and 慣れる?
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Very simple. 馴染む - getting used to something, and making friends with something. To familiarize with (something). 慣れる - accepting something as a normal thing. In English, "To get used to (something)"....

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Should I use the formal form (~ます) on the buttons of an app?
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(I have Programming experience) You should not use 保存します. Because In general, Using 保存 or 保存する in Japan. For example, Look at the picture. This is a Twitter(Android)'s window. It is written 保存. ......

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What is the difference between these two sentences?
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They have the same meaning. The difference between these sentences is word order, and that's about it. 元々恋愛と結婚は別のものと彼女は考えていた。 元々彼女は恋愛と結婚は別のものと考えていた。 I'd translate: Originally, love ...

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What is the difference between によると and によりますと?
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The difference is just whether it's polite or not. There is nothing more than that. よりますと is politer than よると.

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Difference between 助ける【たすける】 and 救う【すくう】
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助ける means to help. Not to save. About the same as extend a helping hand. 救う means to save. When helping suffering people and talking about religions, you can use this. In everyday life, you should ...

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How to read percentage?
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It is not correct. Its pronunciation is Jū ni-ten go pāsento. (じゅう に てん ご ぱーせんと)

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Subtle differences between だれ and どなた?
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どなた is very polite. 尊敬語. You should say どなたでしょうか? when talking to a person of higher status. 誰 is not polite. It can be used when talking to people of the same or lower status (friends, family etc. ...

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What is the term for road rage?
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There is no word in Japanese that means 'road rage'. If a listener knows 'road rage' You can say ロードレージ. If a listener doesn't know 'road rage' You can say: 車に乗ると人が変わること

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Is there a reason for the days of the week being written and pronounced without the 日?
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That's a informal way of saying. For example: 月曜にまた会おう This sentence gives listeners a friendly-impression. So you can't say 月曜, 火曜, 水曜, … to your boss.

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Oops! 仕舞った vs. おっと
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TL;DR If I made a big mistake, I'd say しまった! If not so, I'd say おっと. If it's hard to distinguish to you, say 'おっと'. We separate the words depending on a situation. Let's take 2 situations. If I'm ...

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Can 奪う be a synonym of 殺す?
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No, but sometimes, it can be replaced. Generally, 奪う means to steal, but in this case, it means to steal life. 実際to steal lifeって伝わるかわかってないんですけど So the translation becomes: Character A: A person who ...

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Why is there a noun at the end of this sentence?
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Simple. That's because it's a relative-clauses. It means: A woman who disappeared immediately after saying "Am I dead?" Relative-clauses - For example, a sentence like those: <A noun> (...

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How do we say ''Please give me your advice'' in Japanese?
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I'll use those words: |English |Japanese   | −−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−− |advice |助言,アドバイス| |give |ください | You could say: アドバイスをください [助言]{じょげん}をください They can be question. This is ...

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ichi-gatsu vs hitotsuki
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There is a big difference between 一月【いちがつ】 and 一月【ひとつき】. 一月【いちがつ】 means January, but 一月【ひとつき】 means month (one month). For example: 一月は寒い。 - It's cold in January. (Not one month) 一月に一回髪を切る - ...

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whats the nuances of interjections え? は? そうか ? and 何だ?
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They are kinds of injections. え? - It expresses surprised. Used when a speaker was surprised. Anyway, "what" in English. は? - It also expresses surprised, but it expresses not agreeing a opponent's ...

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Four verbs meaning "to pursue": 追う, 追いかける, 追っかける and 辿る
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追う and 追いかける - They have some difference nuances. 追いかける is more urgent than 追う. (So 追いかける can mean chase. ) 辿る is not urgent. This can mean 'follow'. 追いかける and 追っかける - They are same, but 追いかける is ...

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Which is more normal, "OK" or "オーケー"?
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They are both used commonly and we use either one depending on situation. Anyway, they are both normal. (I think ok is normal, but this is just an opinion-based answer.) I searched them with only ...

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"まゆんだ"の意味はなんですか?
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ちょっと調べていたら意味が分かったので自己回答します。 まゆんだであを今の言葉に直すと、償わないといけない(To have to recompense)です。これは方言らしいです。 文章を今の言葉に直すと、 又三郎がいくら知らないといってもだめだよ。又三郎は元の通りに償わないといけないよ。 わあいはどのしようかと思いましたが結局消しました。間違っていたらご指摘ください となると思います。

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What is the meanig of かるーく?
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かるーく is the same as かるく, but like this (○○ー○) , sound to be long, that means really some. For example: 少し → すこーし but unable to be used is many than able to be used.

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How can I write "tchi"
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You could write ホッチキス. Small ツ (ッ) is 促音. Related: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sokuon

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What does '........でしょう' mean?
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でしょう is polite version of だろう. That means probably, displaying conjecture. 彼女は(多分)彼の恋人だろう. She is probably his girlfriend.

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Difference between 委嘱状・任命状・任命証
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English 委嘱状, 任命証, 任命状 and 辞令 share the same meaning. Difference between 委嘱 and 任命 委嘱 and 任命 means exactly the same, but are used in different contexts. If you are hiring someone who is not member of a ...

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When asking for the bill - かんじょう or かいけい
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If i made mistakes, Please teaching me. Difference between [勘定]{かんじょう} and [会計]{かいけい} If you are a customer, Use 勘定. If you are a clerk. Use 会計. So you should use 勘定 in that case. but if you use 会計 ...

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パンの作り方は何ですか。 OK?
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English I can understand what that means, but I have a feeling it's not entirely right. In the same way, I have a feeling that your first sentence is not entirely right, either. You should say: ...

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What would someone saying ... ンなこと mean?
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…ンなこと is the same as そんなこと. そんなこと means "about that". In English, 気にする is "worry". So the translation is: Don't worry about that.

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