Tag: colloquial-language

33 Is it ok for non-japanese to refer to themselves as 僕{ぼく} and if not why? 2011-06-04T14:58:48.520

25 Usage of ~じゃん (~じゃない) 2011-06-24T17:36:28.523

23 Who decides what katakana will be used to form English loan words? 2012-04-25T19:06:17.613

21 Commonness of casual phrases like "あたし" and "ちっちゃい" 2011-05-31T18:54:00.623

20 「~たじゃない」 expression in spoken Japanese 2011-06-03T00:34:29.803

20 Is the word 「やんな」positive or negative? 2016-03-24T10:34:01.140

18 Where does なう on Twitter come from? 2011-06-01T00:21:54.077

16 Can I end sentences with ん? 2011-06-29T02:26:43.140

14 What does とな mean (and how do I use it)? 2011-06-09T23:12:36.120

14 How commonly are "あたし" or "[僕]{ぼく}" used? 2011-06-10T16:47:51.163

13 Colloquial Contraction Confusion 2011-06-28T04:48:09.657

13 How to say "What's it to you?" in Japanese? 2011-07-04T06:43:13.320

13 Contraction of particle の to ん before nouns in colloquial Japanese 2011-08-04T02:58:04.840

13 Omission of く in negative form of い-adjective 2017-04-28T09:23:27.927

12 What is the Japanese term for a gamer? 2011-07-21T09:47:38.810

12 Colloquial contraction of だろう into ろ after past tense verb (e.g. 言ったろ) 2011-09-19T04:18:42.927

12 What does the letter 'P' at the end of an author's pseudonym mean? 2019-02-09T16:53:54.507

12 Meaning of ちはース 2019-03-12T04:29:44.647

11 Meaning of: イベントの前ふりをば。 2011-08-29T01:29:10.920

11 What are the rules for substituting の with ん? 2012-06-09T01:45:53.547

11 Changing of diphthongs at the end of words to え in exclamations 2015-11-08T19:49:51.423

10 Is it true that にしたって is the colloquial form of にしたところで? 2011-07-19T10:54:34.707

10 Origin of onsen term "wani" 2012-02-27T10:48:09.397

10 Difference between って and は as topic marker 2014-03-23T22:08:05.583

10 Why can だって have so many meanings? 2017-02-06T13:22:57.630

9 About cutting the sentences short 2011-06-02T04:42:22.433

9 What is the meaning of かい and き in Google's Summer Solstice Doodle? 2011-06-21T14:52:48.923

9 Why does ~なんてもんじゃない / ~のなんのって mean とても? 2012-09-21T16:01:23.607

8 can we use ねー as a question? 2011-06-21T04:42:36.507

8 What is the usage of 「つー」, what does it mean and what other ways are there to express the same thing ? 2011-08-27T18:45:16.253

8 Meaning of last "te" of saki ni itte te (先に行ってて) 2013-11-15T09:16:35.213

8 What is じゃねぇか? What is its original form? 2014-08-27T12:28:04.333

8 What does the word 「っぴい」 mean? 2015-12-03T07:22:11.533

8 What does 在日 stand for? 2016-11-26T06:47:10.173

8 Is there a difference in (im)politeness between ~てくれ and ~て? 2018-07-25T04:46:07.080

7 How to sound more manly when sneaking popcorn into the cinema 2012-02-09T16:47:43.753

7 What are these forms: かけちゃお, つないじゃお? 2012-02-23T04:58:43.490

7 What is the よっか in はじめよっか? 2013-04-05T20:17:04.727

7 Is 暖かった standard Japanese? 2013-04-13T18:59:11.740

7 "Boo" equivalent in Japanese? 2013-06-20T06:01:58.807

7 What is the meaning of もんな 2013-10-23T04:53:08.900

7 What does the word 「っぷち」 mean? 2015-05-27T07:13:55.610

7 What nuance does っち give in "暑っちぃ”? 2015-09-21T10:54:10.320

7 What does the 「たあ」 do in this sentence? 2016-03-16T17:14:24.917

7 Equivalent of saying Bruh, man, dude, etc. in Japanese? 2019-01-24T21:26:08.177

6 Anti-causal/Non-causal relationship 2011-07-25T10:51:33.323

6 Colloquial use of「〜て〔い〕ない」, maybe instead of 「〜なかった」 2011-09-06T21:32:27.613

6 Why does 微妙 become "sucky" in slang usage? 2011-10-01T21:16:58.887

6 What is な-particle doing in `ってなわけで`? 2011-10-02T04:50:18.073

6 Does 被【かぶ】る have any relation to "cover"? 2011-10-24T19:26:30.300

6 Is 「やってもた」 the same as 「やってしまった」? What is the grammatical rule behind this? 2011-11-09T15:49:01.970

6 Help to understand the ending verb "動かねーんじゃね" 2012-12-21T10:20:04.587

6 Difference between ちょっと待って and ちょっと待った 2013-11-14T14:59:12.667

6 ら抜き言葉: Why doesn't 忘れれれば exist? 2014-08-18T16:41:31.920

6 Meaning and grammar of やるっきゃない 2014-09-30T04:18:54.463

6 a japanese equivalent to the english expression: 'enjoy' 2015-10-02T02:44:37.740

6 The verb in いらしてください 2015-12-11T17:20:09.730

6 Meaning and usage of 運のツキ 2015-12-13T18:40:25.567

6 Adverbial transformation in verbs 2016-01-18T18:38:34.153

6 ておく → とく in other contexts; similar 2-kana to 1-kana shortcuts? 2016-02-07T13:51:28.080

6 What is the nuance of わかりゃあせん vs regular わかりません? 2016-02-25T13:00:57.867

6 What is the purpose of repeated words? 2016-03-22T09:49:36.783

6 rationale of するんじゃない as informal negative imperative 2016-07-27T05:10:08.617

6 equivalent version of 'The daily grind' 2016-12-02T13:16:37.743

6 っては replaced with っちゃ? 2017-01-02T09:47:42.933

6 Is there a trend in Japanese similar to Pig Latin or Martian Chinese? 2018-03-06T09:31:07.867

6 Grammatical correctness of 〜好きくない 2018-07-23T14:56:09.197

6 What does ウン歳 mean? 2019-03-30T04:19:31.333

6 What does the word 「やめにしい」 mean? 2019-07-09T06:41:37.957

6 The meaning of 住んでる星が違う 2019-12-28T04:46:01.077

5 How can I say "make a big deal [about/out of/of] X"? 2011-08-19T04:35:03.987

5 What is that expression used to generally mean "...is what I would say, but..."? 2012-04-19T21:30:03.240

5 What does なのね at the end of a sentence mean? 2012-04-25T18:03:40.093

5 Is ネコでも分かる・サルでも分かる idiomatic? 2013-05-22T10:21:15.170

5 What is the meaning and grammatical construction of 人って? 2013-07-10T22:47:01.647

5 How would you express "pausing to think" in Japanese? 2013-12-11T12:25:05.250

5 Structure and meaning of もう少しなんとかならんかったもんかね 2014-05-15T11:07:13.053

5 Does 同居 have a sexual connotation? 2015-02-26T09:29:30.807

5 How to say "to be out of it" in Japanese? 2015-06-29T01:44:05.430

5 "to bite *back*"? 2015-07-08T11:27:21.307

5 Weird term 真綿感. What does it mean? 2015-07-09T18:51:47.070

5 What does "もんじゃない" mean? 2015-09-18T21:30:59.877

5 ありっちゃあり meaning? 2015-09-24T17:48:06.377

5 What does てくんない ending on a verb mean? 2015-10-20T21:16:49.577

5 えらかない - strange conjugation of えらい 2015-11-14T17:05:16.233

5 てえな attached to verb stem 2015-11-17T02:10:00.637

5 Past tense verb followed by って仕方ない 2015-12-02T21:38:37.823

5 The meaning of 一応 in 一応褒めている 2015-12-11T09:52:48.543

5 What does the word 「とくら」 mean? 2016-06-10T01:44:59.303

5 Understanding a colloquial sentence and meaning of やっぱ 2016-08-09T15:53:35.997

5 What does the word 「まかせとき」mean? 2016-08-19T08:11:57.930

5 What's the difference between 自転車 and チャリ? 2016-11-22T13:08:35.413

5 Pronouncing ない as ねい / ねえ (also ~oi to ~ei) 2016-12-02T15:45:23.820

5 What does "いんやぁ" mean? 2017-03-01T15:39:50.470

5 Meaning of チャラいわり 2017-04-10T22:24:46.183

5 Japanese equivalent of "caught red handed"? 2017-06-11T11:07:59.153

5 What does it mean when a Japanese called you 天然? 2017-07-09T10:26:22.380

5 Use of 悪ィ over 悪い 2017-07-30T05:20:05.520

5 Can the て-form be used as a た-form substitute? 2018-01-14T06:03:24.803