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136 votes
9 answers
31k views

What is the こと in sentences such as あなたのことが好きだ?

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45 votes
4 answers
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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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41 votes
6 answers
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Pronouncing が as 'nga'

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3 answers
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When is 行く pronounced as いく, and when is it ゆく?

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32 votes
3 answers
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My teacher wrote a triangle on my Japanese homework. What does it mean? [duplicate]

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30 votes
4 answers
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不 and 非 and 無 and 未 usage difference/rule

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23 votes
1 answer
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When is "na" used at the end of a sentence?

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22 votes
1 answer
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Two を in a single sentence - how to understand it?

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21 votes
4 answers
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In what situations can you use ぞ as a sentence ender

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16 votes
3 answers
2k views

Rules for emphasizing by lengthening sounds

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7 answers
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Are there words which consist of katakana and hiragana letters together?

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1 answer
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What's the difference between ちゃんと, きちんと, きっちり and ぴったり?

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14 votes
2 answers
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How are the different pronunciations of kanji used, such as onyomi and kunyomi?

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14 votes
1 answer
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「どこでもある」と「どこにもある」の使い分け

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12 votes
2 answers
557 views

Why was 邪 chosen to spell the names of 伊邪那岐神 and 伊邪那美神 in the 古事記?

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11 votes
1 answer
573 views

Are the same terms for husbands and wives used for same-sex relationships?

10 votes
1 answer
3k views

Difference between the many words for son and daughter

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10 votes
3 answers
12k views

Why does 丈夫 and 大丈夫 mean what they mean?

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9 votes
2 answers
2k views

私は米国人です vs 私はアメリカ人です

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1 answer
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The uses & etymology of で

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4 answers
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What's the difference between 水 and 湯

8 votes
1 answer
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What is the meaning of the 「だろうが」 in 「仲間だろうが!!!!」

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6 votes
2 answers
575 views

How should "イモ" be translated?

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6 votes
1 answer
2k views

What's the meaning of 上 in this sentence?

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6 votes
2 answers
213 views

Difference between ビーフ and 牛肉

5 votes
2 answers
11k views

How is こちらこそ used?

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5 votes
2 answers
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"俺が一番" vs "俺が最高"

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5 votes
1 answer
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ねん in the Kansai dialect

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3 answers
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What's the difference between 治す{なおす} and 治る{なおる}?

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2 answers
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Word choice for iteration and repetitive processing in computer science

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