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How to translate historical names which don't necessarily have an equivalent in Japanese?

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700 views

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

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What do young Japanese mean by セクハラ?

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How do you replace 「お悔やみ」 in condolences to a Japanese Christian?

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419 views

Does なりやした mean なりました?

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What is the female equivalent for 「ご主人様」 or "master?"

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How do you politely apologize to a professor for unintentional rudeness?

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How do you say terms of endearment (pet names) in Japanese?

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How do you write "translation mine" in Japanese for academic writing?

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Does this sentence using も twice say that the speaker doesn't have 女子力?

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Politely asking to stay at someone's home? お邪魔させてもらう、泊めてもらう、or 滞在させてもらう?

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477 views

In Japanese, how do you say you will skip ahead past one section for time's sake while reading aloud to an audience?

4 votes
1 answer
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How do you politely and gratefully reply to an invitation to be published?

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1 answer
296 views

What do ジャンルくじイラスト and デリケートなジャンル mean?

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What does 「どっか」 mean?

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Can 「奴」 be used to refer to a female?

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"You and I both know full well" = 「二人ともよく知っている」?

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337 views

When did the word 「女性観」 come into standard usage? Is it a more politically-correct form of 「婦人観」?

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How do you say "of good stock" vs. "of weak stock" in Japanese?

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256 views

Does the term 大和撫子 predate WWII, or was there an equivalent term for the ideal Japanese lady?

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467 views

In Japanese, how do you tell the reader that a quotation is literally translated from the original when the original sounds strange?

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387 views

How do you politely ask permission to deviate from received instructions?

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Can 自身 be used to refer to 2 people in the same sentence?

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292 views

What is 「ピプロシン体」?

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How do you say "a brush-shop clerk" in Japanese?

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Why are the words 「とうもろこし」 and 「とうきび」 used more commonly in Hokkaido than 「コーン」?

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What is the correct reading for the names 小此木 and 廣?

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Does「いとこ違い」mean "first cousin once removed" in Japanese?

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How do you indicate sections in a report if there are more than 5? (まず、つぎに、さらに、そして、最後に)

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What does "zurusona" mean?