Tag: animals

22 What's the difference between "さけ" (sake) and "しゃけ" (shake)? 2011-06-15T15:22:56.863

18 Is こんこん onomatopoeia for foxes? 2017-02-07T12:12:00.877

16 Kitten: 子猫 vs 小猫 vs 仔猫 2011-09-07T05:08:00.760

14 Non-distinguished animal pairs in Japanese 2011-09-05T16:14:59.173

10 Why are dogs asked to 「おすわり」 instead of 「すわれ」 2018-01-05T07:48:50.880

9 What's the difference between "マグロ" (maguro), "ツナ" (tsuna), and "シーチキン" (shiichikin)? 2011-06-04T01:42:08.820

8 When a dog in pain whines or howls, is it 「泣いている」 or 「鳴いている」? 2017-03-06T07:57:53.320

7 When should I use「かも」 versus 「アヒル」? 2012-01-05T05:05:42.650

7 Can そばかす be used to describe a pattern on dog face? 2015-09-23T07:54:32.903

7 Why are some sharks named after birds? 2016-04-16T11:15:49.470

7 Meaning of ギャップ in the following sentence 2019-08-04T12:15:19.350

6 What kind of organisms can be covered by 益虫, 害虫 or 虫? 2013-08-06T12:44:10.087

6 Does the use of 百足 as ateji for ムカデ come from calquing "centipede" (or a cognate)? 2014-06-05T22:58:51.163

6 Can さん or 君 be used on animals? 2017-12-17T18:51:02.563

5 How to know when I should use katakana form words referring to animals, lesser creatures, or other organisms? 2014-05-02T03:31:01.083

5 What are the origins of the names of tanuki and kitsune noodle dishes? 2014-05-05T10:13:45.957

5 Japanese for baby kangaroo 2016-02-21T10:53:09.843

5 Counters for animals: 匹 vs 頭: roughly how big is "big" and how small is "small"? 2019-04-06T10:22:21.873

3 Meaning of "gkbrです" 2015-02-02T06:01:12.747

3 In daily conversation, frogs are called かえる not かわず, right? 2015-05-31T23:19:54.123

3 Octopus kanji: 章魚 vs 蛸 vs 鮹 2016-01-16T13:17:18.517

3 Why is ネコ (cat) used in ネコ目 (Carnivora) while the order also includes the suborder イヌ亜目 (Caniformia)? 2017-07-05T17:53:05.983

2 Are けもの and けだもの different types of beasts, or simply two variants of the same word? 2011-09-20T07:26:44.207

2 Verbs for animal noises in Japanese? 2017-11-06T10:21:51.567

2 Use of の + how to construct a phrase without it 2018-06-13T15:39:49.220

1 What do you treat as an animate and inanimate object when counting? 2018-06-17T04:55:52.280

1 What sound does a monkey make? 2019-06-21T09:53:24.670

-1 Is 動物語 a valid term for the sounds that animals make? 2018-07-15T14:17:30.863