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Understanding the subtleties behind [noun]する vs [noun]だ

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Is 名詞 or な形容詞 + ながら a general case?

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Is くろじん a word?

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How to read the 動_下一, _下二 pattern found in dictionaries?

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Is を[noun]に, as in を条件に, a common construct?

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

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

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Does the word レストラン make saying 中国レストラン strange?

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How would you define っプル?

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How are 〜上, 〜上は and 〜上に different?

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How is たら used as a particle?

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How long of a time period does 最近 cover?

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Trying to make sense of this 記号, I'm wondering if verb-suru verbs can be jidoushi/tadoushi?

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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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Is this a valid use of どころか?

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Where's the negation in 〇〇も書けなりました?

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497 views

What does つまづい mean?

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What are these furigana (or punctuation marks)? [duplicate]

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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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What does 公け mean?

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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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What's the meaning of すます in 耳をすませば?

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766 views

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

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

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641 views

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

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Does もあれば have set phrases?

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

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How should I view でより and でのより?

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Trouble understanding this apology: 我々が...謝罪