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Yuuichi Tam
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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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8 answers
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Particles: に vs. で

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The difference between が and を with the potential form of a verb

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2 answers
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What is the difference between "verb+て+みる" and "verb+(よ)う+とする"?

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

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2 answers
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When does a suru-noun require し in front of a purposive-に?

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

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Reading of 入る - 「はいる」 vs 「いる」

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を vs が with use against 好き?

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3 answers
2k views

Does "te-form" of a verb always include て/で? Why?

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9k views

The correct usage of ~と決める, ~に決める, and ~を決める

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940 views

Why does 「電話は切れた」 sound more adversarial than 「電話が切れた」?

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1 answer
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Difference between 普段 and 通常

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Nominalization with のが、のを

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のか - Particle "lamenting reflections on the preceding statement". What?

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What's the difference between「~と言いました」and「~と言っていました」?

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1 answer
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Why is this sentence ungrammatical? 「お寺が公園のとなりです。」

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Difference between だろうか and ではないだろうか

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How to choose between a na- and a no-adjective form of a word that takes both?

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2 answers
585 views

Using 何を with intransitive verbs (eg 何をにやついているの?)

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1 answer
755 views

In Japanese, can we say an object asks a question?

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~たいだとか why is there a だ here?

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Auxiliary verbs in Japanese

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2 answers
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Non conventional usage of the past tense

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3 answers
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ない in つまらない and similar adjectives and their conjugation with すぎる

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1 answer
667 views

What is the difference between 前にある vs 手前にある?

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1 answer
563 views

Origin of the kanji for 叶う

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What causes loan words to displace native words for existing concepts?

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3 answers
647 views

2 different ways to describe consecutive actions

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What does the word 「ぶったてる」mean?

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