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What does っつの mean?

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What does the final て in 待ってて signify?

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What's the proper way to use 先 versus 前に or 以前?

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What are the differences between 帰る and 戻る?

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What are some well known exceptions for 居る (いる) and 有る (ある)?

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Are there various ways to use ~し?

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How do you know when to use みな or みんな?

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How long of a time period does 最近 cover?

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Is there a polite saying like "May I?"

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How do you do a countdown?

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Trouble understanding this apology: 我々が...謝罪

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How should I view でより and でのより?

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Is the only time 得る read as うる when it's a suffix?

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Do 擬態語 (いらいら, きらきら, すっきり, etc.) generally have root words?

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Does もあれば have set phrases?

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In this location context how are に, で and にて different?

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What's the literal and natural translation of たるもの?

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Is there a general counter word for objects that you can fallback on if you're not sure which one to use?

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Saying "as if to say" - What's happened to 言う in と言わんばかりに?

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How are 〜上, 〜上は and 〜上に different?

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What does 公け mean?

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Where's the negation in 〇〇も書けなりました?

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Is this a valid use of どころか?

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Is this は or はいる: ~わかってはいるものの

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How can I express "you make a.../you'd make for a..."?

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How to choose a reading for 降る? ふる & くだる

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What's the meaning of すます in 耳をすませば?

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Is there a dialect where older men refer to themselves as あたし?

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What does つまづい mean?

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How is たら used as a particle?