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18 votes
2 answers
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why is it that some 形容動詞 accepts の after it while some only accepts な after it?

25 votes
4 answers
14k views

Can we have two thematic は particles in a sentence?

13 votes
2 answers
2k views

Can placements of adverbs be altered freely? 少なくとも週に一度車を洗う vs 週に少なくとも一度車を洗う

14 votes
2 answers
1k views

How do we tell if ばかり means "about" or "only"?

11 votes
5 answers
4k views

What’s the difference between [v] たとしても and just the plain ても

11 votes
3 answers
6k views

Is 亡くなる a polite form of しぬ?

17 votes
3 answers
4k views

How do we decide if 中 is ちゅう or じゅう?

8 votes
1 answer
646 views

「と言っても」 vs 「とは言え」

12 votes
3 answers
817 views

What are the rules for substituting の with ん?

12 votes
4 answers
771 views

What do we call things that are neither kana nor kanji?

21 votes
3 answers
5k views

do people actually respect the nuances of 探す vs 捜す?

6 votes
1 answer
657 views

is 随分 of a higher degree than なかなか (with positive verb)?

4 votes
3 answers
619 views

Is this grammatical: 彼は映画スターであり、政治家もだ。

10 votes
4 answers
3k views

Are there verbs that are neither intransitive nor transitive?

12 votes
3 answers
650 views

Do people actually ever say みょうにち?

12 votes
2 answers
3k views

"看護師" vs. "看護士"

6 votes
1 answer
1k views

Is it true that only movement verbs can take [V-stem]に to express a purpose?

10 votes
2 answers
4k views

What is the difference between 特殊 and 特別?

11 votes
3 answers
5k views

What does する mean when it does not mean "do"? (血のにおいがする)

26 votes
2 answers
2k views

Can we optionally include (or exclude) an を particle in between the noun of the する-verb and the する itself?

19 votes
2 answers
5k views

what is the difference in the usage of [成]{な}るべく and できるだけ?

6 votes
3 answers
716 views

does anyone know of any o-words or go-words which are absolutely neutral?

21 votes
2 answers
8k views

What is the differences in nuances between とうとう and やっと?

12 votes
1 answer
1k views

can we omit verbs when speaking casually?

13 votes
4 answers
4k views

Does 髭 refer to the beard or the moustache?

28 votes
2 answers
3k views

"太ってる猫" vs "太った猫"

13 votes
3 answers
3k views

What exactly is the difference between <verb>-てしまう and <verb>- [切]{き}る?

7 votes
2 answers
3k views

Using 伯母 / 叔母 to refer to one's aunt

6 votes
2 answers
2k views

What's the difference between the に祈る【いのる】 and を祈る【いのる】 forms?

10 votes
2 answers
2k views

Why are we allowed to use を particle with na-adjectives?

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