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

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142 votes
6 answers
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Differences among -たら, なら, -と, -んだったら, -ば, etc

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1 answer
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What is the difference between the nominalizers こと and の?

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

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4 answers
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What is the difference between "に" and "には"?

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5 answers
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When to use ください (kudasai) or お願いします (onegaishimasu) in requests?

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3 answers
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When is Vている the continuation of action and when is it the continuation of state?

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3 answers
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Difference between -ていく and -てくる

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2 answers
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Why does Japanese have two kinds of adjectives? (-i adjectives and -na adjectives)

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7 answers
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What is the difference between 〜となる and 〜になる?

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5 answers
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What is the meaning of ~んです/~のだ/etc?

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What's the difference between なぜ、どうして and なんで when meaning 'why'?

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3 answers
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Usage of なんて and なんか as emphasis

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3 answers
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What are the guidelines for omitting particles?

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2 answers
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How do we construct sentences ending in わけ?

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2 answers
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Particle と with へ; ~へと

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What's the difference between による, により and によって?

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3 answers
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だって (datte) meaning

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I don't understand what のも means in 生まれたのも育ったのも京都なんですよ

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2 answers
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What is the difference between そして (soshite) and それから (sorekara)?

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

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25 votes
2 answers
7k views

The meanings of ものだ

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4 answers
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Is there an easily accessible list of terms in the Japanese grammar written both in Japanese and English?

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23 votes
1 answer
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When is "na" used at the end of a sentence?

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7 answers
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Does anyone have advice on how to get over/through/around the intermediate language plateau? (Self-learner) [closed]

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4 answers
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Does Vて+いる always mean an action already completed?

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3 answers
3k views

が and に interchangeability and difference in meaning

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1 answer
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Two を in a single sentence - how to understand it?

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22 votes
1 answer
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Volitional + と + Verb

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2 answers
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I am struggling with the sometimes conflicting uses of 先

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