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What is the difference between the nominalizers こと and の?

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10 answers
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How should I choose between [知]{し}る and わかる?

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4 answers
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What is the difference between "に" and "には"?

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8 answers
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Particles: に vs. で

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What's the difference between なぜ、どうして and なんで when meaning 'why'?

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How does the の work in 「日本人の知らない日本語」?

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3 answers
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Why was "一匹" used for Godzilla?

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Is there a rule for when to use くらい vs ぐらい?

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What differences should I look out for between male vs female speech?

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The differences between ~がたい、〜にくい、〜づらい

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My teacher wrote a triangle on my Japanese homework. What does it mean? [duplicate]

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What's the difference between the kanji forms for わかる?

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What's the difference between には and では

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6 answers
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Can somebody explain the various words and combinations thereof used for thanking?

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What does 「学校が学校」, 「年が年」and such mean exactly?

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1 answer
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Difference between the words for "feeling"

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Is こんこん onomatopoeia for foxes?

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Understanding the usage of もう with present tense verbs

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Why is a verb in the past (た形) contradicted with ~ていない?

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「とおり」と「ように」の違いは何ですか

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2 answers
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Why is answer A (遊べるために) wrong in this question?

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Why is "Try Again" translated to やり直す?

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2 answers
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Words for computer: パソコン or コンピューター

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Can particle に be always interpreted as adverbial modifier marker?

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Why did Mount Fuji (富士山) become "Fujiyama" in English?

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日本語における relative clause (関係詞節?) とは?

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1 answer
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Difference between 付く and 付いている

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Use of もの in this sentence

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What is the meanig of かるーく?

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Japanese idiom for don't let it get to your head?