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58 votes
6 answers
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i-adjectives used as na-adjectives: is there a difference? (e.g. 大きい versus 大きな)

36 votes
2 answers
27k views

Why does 今度【こんど】 mean "next time"?

25 votes
3 answers
3k views

How are 化け物, 妖怪, 幽霊, etc. related to each other?

20 votes
3 answers
2k views

What is the difference between 蔵, 倉, and 庫?

18 votes
4 answers
8k views

What is the *proper* differentiation between 来る and 行く?

15 votes
3 answers
977 views

Are 漢語 always more formal than 和語?

12 votes
5 answers
3k views

Can ~たり~たり end with verbs other than する?

10 votes
2 answers
542 views

What is the difference between 思【おも】い付【つ】く and 思【おも】い浮【う】かぶ?

9 votes
1 answer
261 views

Why is 左必之佐 read as サビシサ in 万葉集 entry 3734?

9 votes
2 answers
2k views

How does the intonation of ありがとう vary between dialects?

8 votes
2 answers
1k views

What is being abbreviated as っちゃあ in 「忙しいっちゃあ忙しいけど…」?

6 votes
1 answer
278 views

Do the various verbs pronounced つく differ in intonation?

6 votes
1 answer
1k views

What is the best word to use to mean "to take long-term a break (i.e. from school)"?

5 votes
1 answer
2k views

What's the difference between 参考【さんこう】 and 参照【さんしょう】?

3 votes
1 answer
812 views

What is the difference between ~あろうが and ~あろうと?

2 votes
2 answers
375 views

Can you say ~てもらった when you actually did nothing?