Tag: definitions

21 What's the difference between 今日{きょう} and 本日{ほんじつ}? 2012-07-30T04:43:35.227

17 Does "敬語" (keigo) just mean "politeness" or is it a technical term specifically relating to Japanese grammar? 2011-06-09T14:05:25.813

17 Aren't がる and たがる the same thing? 2011-11-28T07:22:43.897

17 Does ごめん really mean sorry? 2012-05-28T12:47:37.920

17 Use of する to describe one's colour 2015-03-13T12:36:25.713

17 "雷{かみなり}" is thunder, or lightning, or both? 2015-06-02T18:19:09.283

16 How do I know when to read the kanji 抱 as 「だ・く」, and when to read it as 「いだ・く」, or even 「うだ・く」? 2011-07-12T08:23:27.567

15 森 vs 林 for forest 2011-06-08T03:27:09.920

15 Does 髭 refer to the beard or the moustache? 2011-08-01T14:36:22.627

15 Fun with synonyms - "eternity" 2011-09-11T15:37:12.927

15 Does タメ語{ご} mean "casual speech"? 2011-10-17T03:04:23.283

14 What is the meaning and root of 意味くじピーマン? 2011-06-01T10:24:04.983

14 Difference between 創立、設立、樹立 2011-06-03T19:21:46.350

14 Meaning of 〜あれだ 2011-06-05T02:47:59.120

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

14 のか - Particle "lamenting reflections on the preceding statement". What? 2011-10-12T02:01:56.020

14 How can you figure out whether 鍵【かぎ】 means "lock" or "key"? 2012-05-02T07:22:22.497

14 what does 自己PR mean? 2012-08-14T16:49:04.467

13 Can "みたい" mean "want to see"? 2011-07-03T21:35:17.933

13 How to tell whether a building is マンション or アパート 2015-06-04T06:20:10.610

12 Fun with synonyms - “flattery" 2011-07-18T18:42:35.570

12 Ancient practise of sneaking into women's bedrooms...? 2012-05-17T04:27:55.123

12 what does てやる mean when it is not used for giving? 2014-02-05T11:39:44.503

12 Relation between 大学, 学校 and 大学校 2016-06-18T20:14:18.697

11 I can't stand 立つ【た・つ】: Do all its meanings derive from "stand"? 2011-08-27T06:30:50.530

11 How long of a time period does 最近 cover? 2011-09-28T09:58:57.430

11 [潔]{いさぎよ}い meaning 2012-01-07T21:05:57.560

11 What exactly is ありき? 2012-05-08T11:31:18.243

11 What is the meaning of 国の母? 2016-01-09T07:25:47.417

10 Why is this 理由 【りゆう】 given the furigana わけ? 2011-07-07T18:07:59.083

10 What's the difference between 世間{せけん} and 世界{せかい}? 2012-02-03T04:55:07.573

10 What does ただいま actually mean? 2012-05-28T12:42:48.393

10 Is 風邪 more than common cold? 2016-09-05T13:47:07.167

10 What does "夢プチ" mean? 2017-06-01T15:42:09.733

9 Does なかなか (with negative verb) mean "by no means" or "considerably"? 2011-07-22T15:10:33.437

9 What is the exact definition of 泥棒? 2011-07-26T19:11:06.220

9 Does 「えらい 」also mean "terrible"? 2011-08-26T06:41:33.063

9 The different meanings of "life"? 生気/生活/ライフ/生命/一生/人生/命 2014-06-04T19:40:14.870

9 Why is ostracism called 村八分【むらはちぶ】? 2019-02-04T02:37:07.377

8 What is the difference between キャリアウーマン, OL, and ビジネスウーマン? 2012-07-15T06:57:19.763

8 What does the word ゆける signify? 2012-08-14T22:07:31.920

8 Where does the phrase 「ノリが悪い」 come from and what is the meaning? 2012-08-25T02:37:06.287

8 What does 不可とする mean? 2012-09-28T17:24:23.870

8 What's the difference between 平行 and 並行? 2012-10-01T14:40:59.980

8 Interpretation of 注意する: to warn or to be warned? 2013-10-31T15:41:39.683

7 What is the meaning and etymology of 蝶よ花よ? 2011-06-07T03:12:28.503

7 Does "おつまみ" (otsumami) mean "snack" or "rice crackers" or "crunchy snack" like chips and peanuts, or something else entirely? 2011-06-09T04:57:46.507

7 What is the origin of, and how do I parse 絶対{ぜったい}領域{りょういき}? 2011-07-06T18:40:52.077

7 Definition of ブラコン when discussing musical preferences 2011-07-07T23:04:44.227

7 Is "かいしゅん" a valid reading for 買春? 2012-05-30T23:42:58.213

7 What's the difference between 同然 and 同様? 2015-10-22T10:38:26.947

7 Meaning of うららか in うららかな午後に 2016-05-18T06:57:57.693

7 Why does 近年 refer to the past, but 近日 refer to the future? 2017-03-31T04:15:09.900

7 What does ウ○ク mean in ウ○クの方の、中○、韓○嫌いは異常。? 2018-06-29T00:12:06.650

7 What does Ukiyo (浮世) mean? 2018-12-23T15:12:53.160

7 The meaning of 管を巻く 2020-02-02T11:09:04.913

7 Meaning of 見る in 「1日から2日は見て」 2020-02-26T09:10:03.823

6 What is おもぴろかった 2011-07-23T18:46:13.367

6 Which つける do I use? 2012-06-10T17:16:30.200

6 Does the kanji 妾 still get used by women to refer to themselves? 2012-07-15T10:11:44.150

6 what do the words OG and OB mean? 2012-09-11T23:16:39.577

6 What's the difference between these two instances of "yearning"? 2013-07-05T07:57:13.643

6 What's the difference between [勝負]{しょうぶ} and [試合]{しあい} 2013-07-18T11:31:47.923

6 What's the difference between 限界, 限り, 制限 and 限度 2013-07-30T10:11:38.900

6 Implication of a Japanese sentence 2013-12-18T13:27:36.890

6 what is the difference between [法度]{はっと} and [法律]{ほうりつ}? 2014-07-22T15:48:15.887

6 How to tell whether a building is 長屋【ながや】建{だて} or 共同{きょうどう}住宅{じゅうたく} 2015-09-27T15:59:46.933

6 柄にもない and its connotations 2015-10-19T10:38:15.983

6 Unknown word and strange use of えと 2015-12-25T15:37:09.673

6 What does the word 性故か mean? 2016-06-18T17:36:21.953

6 Should I include my step-siblings as 兄弟? 2019-10-28T23:16:05.207

5 Does ところ mean the exact same thing as こと in this sentence? 2011-09-01T09:28:50.097

5 What does つまづい mean? 2011-09-02T19:12:33.293

5 What is koshinashi? 2012-01-10T08:07:25.703

5 What does it mean to be "over a law"? 2012-01-18T16:30:43.143

5 What is the nuance of 解{げ}す? 2012-01-21T10:14:04.837

5 How do I differentiate all these terms for "illiterate"? 2012-02-03T04:31:19.577

5 What's the difference between 理系{りけい} , 理科{りか}, and 科学{かがく}? 2012-02-03T04:43:46.810

5 What is 我が身 and how is it justified in this sentence? 2012-08-23T07:17:40.927

5 Should I use 通訳 or 翻訳? 2013-12-03T00:04:39.660

5 Meaning of という when it doesn't mean 'call', 'be called', or 'say' 2014-02-07T14:53:32.210

5 What is 林家パー子ばり? 2014-10-16T09:34:58.547

5 What really is 人身事故? 2015-08-22T05:06:47.673

5 人前{ひとまえ} and 人前{にんまえ} 2015-08-23T23:24:49.917

5 Meaning of 運動神経が良い 2016-06-02T08:51:45.110

5 Is "正午" precisely 12:00-pm? Does it feel different than saying "昼十二時"? 2016-07-27T23:41:23.140

5 そんな used in disbelief 2016-08-12T19:10:41.680

5 Any differences between 領収書 and 受領書? 2019-01-16T01:45:45.417

5 What does 迎える translate to in this context? 2019-05-03T12:17:22.703

4 What is the meaning of 人児, and is it a compound? 2011-06-19T05:43:22.140

4 How would you define っプル? 2011-11-03T08:20:33.433

4 How do I read the kanji in this ad for mascara? 2011-12-31T06:06:38.843

4 Is 東西二つ idiomatic? 2012-02-14T02:48:24.357

4 difference between 連載 and 順次 2012-05-13T04:58:05.703

4 Difference between 十分 and 十二分 2012-05-14T15:22:01.830

4 混信 and 干渉 difference in terms of communications and computing? 2012-05-14T17:59:16.860

4 What does 直打ち mean? also whats the reading? 2013-06-06T02:46:20.440

4 What exactly does 捉え直す mean? 2013-06-23T09:14:45.327

4 What is the use of the particle "の" and "ある方"? 2013-06-26T18:05:21.647