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What are the valid potential forms of special "suru" verbs?

8 votes
1 answer
355 views

"10倍もの" vs "10倍の"

29 votes
2 answers
3k views

"太ってる猫" vs "太った猫"

6 votes
1 answer
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Is 「喧嘩」 a verbal fight or a physical fight?

6 votes
1 answer
398 views

"トムと話した" vs. "トムと話し合った"

6 votes
1 answer
361 views

"きのう、何をしていた。" vs. "きのう、何をした。"

9 votes
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512 views

「悪気があっての答え」 vs 「悪気がある答え」

8 votes
1 answer
166 views

Does 「鳴く」 give any nuances about the sound being made?

8 votes
3 answers
710 views

What is the significance of the "の" in the sentence "誰が盗んだのか、誰か知りませんか。"

3 votes
1 answer
2k views

Is 「なので」actually a short-form for「それなので」?

5 votes
1 answer
257 views

Is と necessary after a quoted phrase?

5 votes
1 answer
5k views

Why does replacing だ to である changes the meaning of a the sentence?

8 votes
2 answers
2k views

Is it grammatical to have more than one "WH question" words in a sentence?

13 votes
1 answer
374 views

Is 花見 only for "cherry blossom" viewing?

8 votes
3 answers
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What's the difference between [V-ながら][V2] and [V-ている]間[V2]?

5 votes
2 answers
1k views

For verbs with irregular humble/honorific forms, are the regular forms still used?

17 votes
3 answers
4k views

What's the difference between 成人 and 大人?

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

7 votes
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Does [V-stem]に行く works for verbs whose stems are not stand-alone words by themselves?

6 votes
2 answers
421 views

Is it true that all nouns must be able to accept a が particle and a を particle?

11 votes
4 answers
20k views

Why is "kisama" more refined than "temee"?

4 votes
3 answers
619 views

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

7 votes
2 answers
737 views

Is there even 1 na-type adjective that can't be used as a real noun?

4 votes
1 answer
538 views

Is けど a 接続詞 (conjunction) or 助詞 (particle)?

2 votes
1 answer
174 views

Can 首 be used to refer to students who have just graduated and not yet found a job?

2 votes
2 answers
244 views

How do we use the word 短~ in a sentence?

2 votes
1 answer
193 views

What is the difference between ホワイトシャツ・ワイシャツ and 背広? [closed]

8 votes
3 answers
1k views

Does うるさい have a "negative" connotation?

6 votes
2 answers
923 views

ひき or 頭 for horses?

1 vote
1 answer
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Do all the meanings of 掛ける and 掛かる tally?