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What is the こと in sentences such as あなたのことが好きだ?

42 votes
3 answers
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Is ending question sentences with の really feminine?

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3 answers
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What is the difference between -さ and -み suffixes to make a noun out of an adjective?

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2 answers
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Particle と with へ; ~へと

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What is the meaning of のか and how does it differ from か?

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1 answer
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Why does the narrator switch tenses here? ~いました ~です

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The という in things like 〜ということ・〜というの・〜という感じ・〜というわけ etc

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Difference between 家内、嫁、妻、奥さん、かみさん and other words meaning wife

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1 answer
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What does にと do?

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Using で instead of に with いる

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1 answer
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How do 自他 triplets of related verbs work?

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Difference between 一段 imperatives ~よ・~ろ

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How does this ように work?

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Is 「うそおっしゃい」 to be taken literally here?

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Range of numbers

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Learning Japanese rhetoric and composition [closed]

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What's the meaning of 〜ておきます?

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What does 逃げっこなしにしよう mean?

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When do you use は/に for どようびは/に?

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Is 感じる {かんじる} transitive or intransitive? Which particle to use?

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What's the difference between まだ and いまだ(に)?

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始まる->始まり Is there a rule of making nouns from verbs (besides nominalization)?

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Choosing the right prefix of the ko-so-a-do series

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3 answers
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How do I express "this made me laugh"?

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1 answer
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What does として mean here?

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Making sense of 「出てったって待ってて」

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Which particle is better に or から?

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"causative of negative" vs "negative of causative"?

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What exactly does the grammatical form NがNなだけに mean?

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Does なんて = なんと (いう)?