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Kanji for native Japanese concepts: Kun'yomi spanning multiple morphemes

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

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Are all kanji compounds considered words?

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Is there an order of adjectives in Japanese?

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How has Japanese kanji and kana usage changed since 1945?

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How did the verb 掛ける come to have many meanings?

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Why was 邪 chosen to spell the names of 伊邪那岐神 and 伊邪那美神 in the 古事記?

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How should we understand the plain form when used in novels set in the past?

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How was Japanese animism referred to before 国家神道 (State Shinto) was created?

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Does Japanese have free indirect speech?

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Are there ways to write Japanese fast (like shortening the words)?

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Why do Japanese people read Classical Japanese with a set of weird sound shifts?

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The genesis of pitch accent in Japanese

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How to write the name !xobile in Katakana?

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What is the explanation for the archaic attributive particle が becoming a modern subject particle?

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Do Japanese stative verbs have the inchoative aspect?

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What do the words じゃが and おるかの mean?

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What exactly is the subject?

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Pattern in onyomi for middle Chinese -p and -ng finals

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How are "comfort women" referred to nowadays?

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How many Jōyō Kanji are identical to simplified Hanzi?

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How does someone know when one word ends and the next one starts?

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Why would the Japanese transliteration from Greek Χριστος be spelled as ハリストス instead of キリストス?

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