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What's the difference between wa (は) and ga (が)?

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139 votes
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Differences among -たら、なら、-んだったら、-えば, etc

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How should I choose between [知]{し}る and わかる?

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What is the meaning of ~んです/~のだ/etc?

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What is the meaning of 「読むには読んだ」?

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2 answers
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How do we construct sentences ending in わけ?

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Why is the topic marker often used in negative statements (ではない, ~とは思わない)?

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4 answers
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How can I tell if a Japanese person's given name is male or female?

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Difference between そうです、 ようです and らしいです.

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The meanings of ものだ

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What are the differences between 広める and 広げる and between 広まる and 広がる?

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What does verb+とする mean?

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Differences between それとも ・または・もしくは・あるいは

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Did the Japanese have a concept of "Asia" apart from the Eurocentric definition?

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How is the "のです" working here?

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Usage (correctness) of だと after verbs

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~ておく or ~とく for preparation (conjugation and nuance)

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Difference between だろうか and ではないだろうか

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Function of から in this conversation

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What is the purpose of the redundant "いい人" in this example sentence

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What is the meaning of か in といったところか

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What is the difference between 「変更」 and 「変化」?

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た+ではないか or た+のではないか can someone enlighten me?

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Meaning of 誰もいはしない in this sentence

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What does "Xの一つにYがある” mean?

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Meaning of 何が悲しくて

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When is "私じゃ" used?

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7 votes
2 answers
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夏目漱石‘s use of question marker かい for an open instead of closed (ie yes/no) question

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The usage of あげく

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Meaning of verb-てまで

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