Tag: dialects

25 What is the etymology behind したっけ 2016-03-06T14:58:02.673

24 What are the main differences between 京都弁(Kyoto-ben) and 大阪弁(Osaka-ben) 2011-06-02T00:19:31.950

23 is there a difference between さみしい and さびしい? 2011-06-29T18:30:14.590

21 Pronunciation of す in です and the end of ます verbs 2012-04-06T22:09:10.610

19 Except for pitch, what are the differences in pronunciation between Kansaiben and Tokyoben? 2012-09-30T03:51:20.717

18 わ usage at the end of sentences 2011-06-01T05:15:58.880

17 In which dialects have the sounds "ゐ" (wi) and "ゑ" (we) been preserved, and are their kana still occasionally seen? 2011-06-02T03:04:02.973

17 や in Kansai-ben when it is not だ 2011-06-08T03:39:47.493

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

15 What are the stereotypical characteristics of yakuza speech? 2011-06-10T13:30:10.820

15 Do any of the Japanese particles have different pronunciations in any dialects? Or extra or missing particles? 2011-07-22T06:39:25.500

15 How similar is the Japanese spoken in Taiwan to the Japanese spoken in Japan? 2013-08-31T05:44:44.907

15 Is verb ending ない shortened to ん? 2014-05-30T21:55:57.897

15 I don't understand what やな means at the end of a sentence...? 2014-08-24T14:00:25.833

14 Are there any situations where かしら is considered appropriate/normal for males to use? 2011-06-01T01:03:03.273

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

12 What dialects use だべ? 2011-08-24T14:48:35.773

12 苦労せん is the contracted form of what? 2012-09-08T14:04:19.490

11 Do people actually look down on you if you use a regional dialect as a Gaijin? 2011-06-02T10:33:23.107

11 words for snail 2017-06-25T04:58:56.727

10 Is accent position predictable for -i verbs in Osaka/Kansai? 2012-09-22T07:37:26.253

10 Etymology of "よう" in "豆腐{とうふ}よう" 2014-03-10T15:40:17.817

10 What is the meaning of: 「ばえていくけん」? 2014-05-20T03:42:16.330

10 Meaning of トッツケ on a house plan 2016-01-24T00:48:07.857

10 What dialect is !〜べ? 2017-03-25T10:35:26.007

10 Existence verbs in the Kansai Dialect 2018-08-29T05:48:00.623

9 What are the most prominent features of Yamagata-ben? 2011-06-01T18:36:36.237

9 How many dialects are commonly used today? 2011-06-06T04:51:35.290

9 What is the origin of the theatrical intonation used by Tokyo Disneyland's cast members? 2011-06-13T15:22:37.987

9 How does the intonation of ありがとう vary between dialects? 2011-07-16T07:54:24.900

9 the difference between じゃん (jan) and だろう/でしょう (darou/desho) 2011-08-06T07:10:34.260

9 「ありがとうございや」 - Dialect? Train Station 言葉? 2011-09-14T03:07:40.940

9 Mukashi-banashi. Do they borrow from other current dialects in addition to older Japanese? 2011-09-27T04:13:00.797

9 何も言うでない ! meaning and origin 2016-04-26T15:26:39.107

9 Why is ば in this sentence? 2017-04-21T04:36:29.217

8 What is じゃけぇ supposed to mean? 2017-01-21T12:33:56.157

8 四つ仮名 yotugana - pronunciation difference 2017-03-29T12:18:06.353

8 Can anyone confirm チックン is Kyushu-ben for チングイ and give its scientific name? 2017-07-17T13:11:41.607

7 Should I speak in the local dialect and/or accent of an area? 2012-01-04T13:10:01.303

7 Questions about 背負う 2013-09-01T04:56:21.083

7 Can I get a grammatical breakdown of "通りゃんせ"? 2014-12-29T08:48:36.377

7 What do the words じゃが and おるかの mean? 2015-04-09T07:07:32.637

7 Is the Kansai あかん a negated verb? 2015-07-28T23:52:11.417

7 What does the phrase 「あんのかないのんか」 mean? 2016-01-25T05:50:02.177

7 Can hiragana & katakana "spell" the sounds of all Japonic, etc. topolects? 2017-10-26T14:19:25.813

7 What is the etymology of パイセン? 2019-11-21T03:52:14.900

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 ねん in the Kansai dialect 2014-12-07T16:47:22.340

6 Function of 「masu-stem」+よる in Kansai-ben 2015-09-26T07:37:09.947

6 Meaning of じゃろ and じゃろう 2015-12-08T19:17:53.703

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 meaning of 「まちいな」? 2016-06-03T03:36:56.743

6 What does the word 「なりたかねえ」 mean? 2016-06-06T04:22:38.383

6 What dialect are these numbers from? 2016-08-23T04:11:20.040

6 Grammar and aspect of 「コーヒー飲んでき!」 2016-09-04T19:10:45.057

6 The meaning of やわこく in archaic dialog 2017-05-04T11:43:15.750

5 Is there a dialect where older men refer to themselves as あたし? 2011-06-11T03:40:22.790

5 Sites/ways helpful for learning internet/slang lingo? 2011-06-14T07:16:34.477

5 What does やい mean? 2011-06-30T16:19:52.553

5 Meaning of しやしま as sentence ender 2011-08-04T06:45:57.650

5 Usage and Impression of きない vs. こない 2014-08-06T01:55:38.710

5 What does the word 「すみっちょ」 mean? 2015-06-29T16:31:30.690

5 Do even Kansai women use the ~ん negative? 2015-07-17T21:29:12.143

5 What does さらせ do? 2015-09-11T05:56:04.423

5 What dialect is this? 2016-01-28T16:34:44.977

5 What does the 「な」 do in this sentence? 2016-03-16T08:46:34.150

5 What does the word 「やったる」mean? 2016-07-18T04:12:25.233

5 Understanding じゃから 2016-10-18T14:05:13.217

5 けん in 佐賀 dialect 2017-05-17T13:13:30.993

5 Question about まんず 2017-06-21T18:38:41.923

5 Is this use of 「こみ」 instead of 「ごみ」 in 「ごみ収集ステーション」 accidental or a variation? 2017-10-16T06:45:49.480

5 Meaning of 閉店ガラガラガラ in the following sentence 2018-01-21T11:29:39.790

5 What does 水をこざく mean? 2019-03-03T16:59:52.263

5 to say + tara form 2019-05-05T04:25:40.207

4 What is this colloquial / dialect form? 〜たるけんね 2013-05-21T02:50:42.293

4 Is おやすも from a dialect? 2014-02-08T00:22:29.627

4 What is the implication when a girl refers to herself using "うち"? Is it meant to be more or less feminine? Neutral? Tomboyish? 2014-08-29T18:54:07.557

4 What is the meaning of やるやない? 2015-02-01T17:44:29.067

4 Meaning of the phrase 「さわいどるんかの?」 2015-04-10T11:55:29.853

4 What does the word 「しとったんや」 mean? 2015-06-23T06:38:45.387

4 Is there any phonetic rule behind readings 馬場{ばば} and 馬場{ばんば}? 2015-09-13T03:46:17.860

4 What does がんばっぺ mean? 2015-10-29T09:15:55.040

4 What does じゃな mean? 2015-11-10T19:20:38.223

4 What does いきなりはじめんといてよ mean 2016-04-27T03:03:35.963

4 plain present verb + ちょる 2016-05-20T06:24:31.417

4 What does the word 「だまっとれ」mean? 2016-07-20T11:30:03.783

4 What does 「なにしてたん?」mean? 2016-10-08T20:17:06.027

4 Dialogue and politeness level in 風の又三郎 2016-10-17T16:23:14.877

4 どこかでなろうたんですか。meaning? 2017-03-10T16:29:03.750

4 What does でござんしょうな mean in 馬車はいつ出るのでござんしょうな 2018-02-06T04:35:09.257

4 Weird Inflection -されていかん 2019-02-24T10:12:12.297

4 Are 辞書形 + て and 「とらんで」 from some dialect? 2020-01-03T11:42:16.850

3 超 vs めっちゃ + explanation 2011-06-15T10:29:21.927

3 Is the term 舞妓 used in all of Japan, or only in certain dialects? 2012-10-08T21:54:53.410

3 Using と to mark a question 2013-03-17T20:26:37.327

3 ~ろ・~ろも・思うて・~たった in 越後 dialect (新潟弁?) 2013-03-31T15:39:05.287

3 Questions on a usage of じゃない 2013-05-20T02:52:05.570

3 Is 行ってみい a dialect form of 行ってみよ? 2013-06-08T17:45:25.677

3 What does にゃ mean at the end of a sentence or as a particle? 2013-08-12T11:53:26.837