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Matti Virkkunen
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What does っす at the end of a sentence mean?

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Origin of the circle in ぬ, ね, and る

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What are the differences/characteristics between katakana, kanji and hiragana?

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What are the origins of ヶ?

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Why is 二十歳 pronounced はたち?

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Why is 「昨夜」 pronounced as 「ゆうべ」 {yuube} and 「今日」 as 「きょう」 {kyou}?

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What are the advantages/disadvantages of writing in romaji instead of in kanji and kana?

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The difference between「N分で」and「後N分で」

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Are there any old loanwords from Korean, especially any not written in katakana?

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What's the proper way to use 先 versus 前に or 以前?

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What are other language equivalents to Japanese particles?

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When to use だ before と思います?

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When should one add さん at the end of a name?

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What does よろしくおねがいします mean when departing?

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Is there a general counter word for objects that you can fallback on if you're not sure which one to use?

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Question word ellipsis

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「だって出てない」 What does it mean here?

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Why is は pronounced as わ when used as a topic particle?

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How to differentiate between んい and に in romaji?

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What is the difference between 「ほど」 (hodo) and 「ぐらい」 (gurai)?

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Why does "to tweet" something on Twitter become つぶやく?

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What does えんやらやっと mean?

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Who is waiting for whom?