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What do the shapes △ ◯ ╳ ◻ mean in Japanese? And are there variations in meaning, depending on whether or not the shape is filled?

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Do the Japanese actually use the word "Hentai" to mean "Anime Porn", like in English?

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Why is Katakana not pronounced Katagana?

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

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Native Japanese word for フリー

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Why is the word オタク written in katakana?

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How to read: the "~" (tilde) in "3~4 行"

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Why do they say 'kawaii' for 'poor thing'?

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What is the term for Japanese Language Stack Exchange in Japanese?

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Is the ''yoi'' meaning ''ready'' when doing karate the same as the ''yoi'' which means nice/good?

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Different meanings of こわい

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the logic behind "te" in "chotto matte te"

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Standard mathematical operations, expressed in Japanese

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What is the meaning of 金〇

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Why is this written in katakana instead of hiragana?

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Why is the て-form being used before ん?

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Is the word 「やんな」positive or negative?

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Is there a reason why numbers in Japanese are delimited into blocks of four?

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Why are katakana preferred over hiragana or kanji sometimes?

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Why is 私 a sixth grade kanji?

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Saying ジャパニーズ instead of 日本の

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Meaning of 人 in Japanese internet slang

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Why is a verb in the past (た形) contradicted with ~ていない?

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How to parse ~なくたって?

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Should 私の be omitted?

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What is the exact meaning of "kaizen"?

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What does や after someone's name mean exactly?

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Why does 悪く(は)ない give a condescending feeling?

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Conjunctive form (e.g. 書き) vs Conj + mono (e.g. 書き物)

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"雷{かみなり}" is thunder, or lightning, or both?

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