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192 votes
5 answers
41k views

What's the difference between wa (は) and ga (が)?

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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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126 votes
1 answer
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What is the difference between the nominalizers こと and の?

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105 votes
10 answers
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How should I choose between [知]{し}る and わかる?

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4 answers
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What is the difference between "に" and "には"?

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3 answers
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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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4 answers
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でも (demo) versus けど (kedo) to mean "but"

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67 votes
1 answer
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Why are the particles "は" (ha⇒wa), "へ" (he⇒e), and "を" (wo⇒o) not spelled phonetically?

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60 votes
3 answers
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The difference between が and を with the potential form of a verb

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53 votes
4 answers
118k views

What exactly is "なの" (nano)?

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5 answers
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Usage of すみません (sumimasen) versus ごめんなさい (gomen'nasai)

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51 votes
5 answers
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What is the meaning of ~んです/~のだ/etc?

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5 answers
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If Kanji are necessary to disambiguate homophones, how come it's still used, being that Japanese people seem to know the difference when speaking?

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45 votes
3 answers
8k views

What's the difference between 女性 and 女の人?

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4 answers
60k views

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
3 answers
5k views

How indistinguishable is blue from green really?

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1 answer
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How do parents obscure spoken messages in front of their children in Japanese?

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6 answers
27k views

Pronouncing が as 'nga'

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7 answers
66k views

Difference between katakana so and n

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4 answers
28k views

Usage of commas in Japanese sentences

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4 answers
45k views

What is the equivalent of "alphabetical order" in Japanese?

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36 votes
3 answers
19k views

What are the guidelines for omitting particles?

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36 votes
5 answers
48k views

What is 「々」 and how does it affect meaning and pronunciation?

35 votes
2 answers
8k views

Where does "もしもし" (moshimoshi) for answering the telephone come from?

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33 votes
3 answers
37k views

The many ways to say "and" in Japanese

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33 votes
4 answers
18k views

How to say f*** yeah in Japanese

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33 votes
4 answers
19k views

How can I differentiate between feet and legs?

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33 votes
3 answers
5k views

The reason for using 何も+negative, but 何でも+positive

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31 votes
6 answers
7k views

Pluralization in Japanese: usage of -たち and -ら

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31 votes
2 answers
6k views

How did 面白い end up meaning "Interesting"?

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