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Correct form of address for a bartender, or itamae

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What is the origin of っこない?

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Are there more terms similar to 上京 or 来阪 for going to Japanese cities?

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What's up with the weird word order in 乞うご期待?

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In Akutagawa's writing, would 誰 have been pronounced たれ or だれ?

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Why does 見合せ mean a service interruption?

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「〜ますです」: is it correct, and what kind of speaker would talk this way?

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Has Japanese syntax changed between the 1950s and today?

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What pitch accent do Japanese native speakers apply to Classical Japanese verbs?

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What's the actual implication of 中止だ中止?

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Name of レ点 in 漢文

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When does pitch accent reset?

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The genesis of pitch accent in Japanese

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Syllable final -t in early modern Japanese?

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In 君が代, what's the function of の?

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不被下候: When was it common, and what were the rules?

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The origins and mechanics of pitch accent in SJ compounds

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Why does ゆっくり take the honorific prefix ご?

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What's the word regularly used to describe "working from home"?

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What is the それ in それゆけ?

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The は in the phrase そこはかとなく

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What's going on in the word 同い年?

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Is the interjection おう really a Chinese loanword?

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Why does 甲斐 use these particular kanji?

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The surname 粂 【くめ】

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Couple of classical Japanese questions

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What is the meaning of the suffix 之助?

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How did 賃 get its 慣用音 reading?

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What kind of speech is sentence final 〜なも associated with?

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Meaning of 〜しては