Tag: formality

63 Is じゃないです equally correct as じゃありません? 2011-08-10T12:15:47.987

23 Can somebody explain the various words and combinations thereof used for thanking? 2011-06-02T14:42:58.023

20 How do Japanese speakers transition from polite to plain form amongst friends? 2015-06-17T14:12:40.687

18 Should I use the formal form (~ます) on the buttons of an app? 2016-10-27T08:00:53.890

16 Is すごい slang or just informal? 2011-06-13T12:34:51.377

16 Are 漢語 always more formal than 和語? 2014-08-23T11:56:22.883

11 How rude is it to say 寝ぼけてるんじゃねぇよ! 2011-05-31T22:39:46.923

9 How do you replace 「お悔やみ」 in condolences to a Japanese Christian? 2015-10-01T06:08:17.220

9 When does omission of です constitute casual speech? 2016-09-24T06:24:32.923

9 How formal is 唯一? 2017-09-10T14:01:00.603

9 How would you refer to a married couple if you were familiar with both prior to marriage? 2020-02-23T03:08:59.103

8 What is proper letter ending greeting for a letter to a teacher? 2011-09-12T00:42:11.703

8 What are appropriate situations where you use 何卒 to end a formal correspondence? 2014-06-20T05:24:21.723

8 How to situationally respond to 「お元気ですか」? 2015-08-02T06:43:08.817

7 Usage of "sensei"/"先生" when the recipient is a peer? 2011-08-17T15:39:46.317

7 Asking somebody of higher social status whether they made a mistake 2015-04-11T21:51:38.507

7 What is the difference between formal and polite verb forms? 2016-07-01T07:47:45.480

7 formality of ちゃう・じゃう 2017-03-14T03:59:51.740

6 How to ask for something, formally, but on the internet 2014-12-25T15:12:16.157

6 3rd person references in formal emails 2015-02-11T18:14:10.883

6 How common/formal is あたくし? 2015-05-13T21:05:32.933

6 全く vs 全然 (formal / casual) 2015-11-16T23:31:11.513

6 Politeness / Respectfulness / Humility / Formality 2019-06-21T09:26:28.693

5 Politely asking to stay at someone's home? お邪魔させてもらう、泊めてもらう、or 滞在させてもらう? 2014-09-01T03:16:32.403

5 In general, do Japanese people communicate formally or informally when conversing on a forum/commenting/chat? 2014-10-16T05:25:23.410

5 The difference between するには and する為には 2015-11-18T01:18:48.923

5 How to politely inform other people of acceptable alternative ways of addressing you? 2016-01-22T12:23:04.473

5 Omitting を in writing 2016-12-31T13:56:49.083

5 Casual way to enter a home? 2017-03-20T16:58:32.057

5 今(temporal counter) vs. 本(temporal counter) 2017-05-17T23:22:39.383

5 Farewell letter in Japanese to a little sister 2017-06-13T13:30:49.833

5 Is honorific speech ever used in the first person? 2019-04-21T23:52:20.337

5 What are simple "No" responses? 2019-12-24T03:36:35.863

4 "Formal" Japanese and "honorific" Japanese, are completely different, right? 2014-03-03T01:56:24.253

4 Difference between onyomi words and kunyomi words 2016-03-01T00:53:25.603

4 Is there a politeness change when replacing です with (っ)す? 2016-06-07T13:50:51.720

4 When to use である vs であります? 2016-06-30T05:42:09.370

4 When to use おなかすいた and when to use はらへった? 2016-09-18T12:35:24.603

4 Ending letters with ~~よりご多幸を祈って 2017-01-29T23:26:27.260

4 How to introduce myself in relation to my wife? 2017-02-11T02:59:59.963

4 "Please let me know if you have any questions" in japanese 2017-08-10T02:57:15.170

4 Formality when talking to ex girlfriend 2018-03-23T14:05:56.413

4 Formality and usage of といった 2018-09-12T19:48:34.697

4 Question about switching formality in a conversation 2018-12-03T12:40:20.307

3 Is の後で textbook-ish Japanese? 2013-12-21T22:05:17.590

3 Are both of these sentences grammatically correct? (stem+に+行く vs て+行く) 2014-01-18T14:58:48.000

3 What is the formal way to say "しょっちゅう"? 2015-05-27T18:25:07.237

3 Which is more formal/polite: 大いに or ずいぶん? 2017-02-13T19:39:31.040

3 Use of personal pronouns when talking to different "ranked" people. (In the same conversation) 2017-02-21T05:36:21.233

3 In what circumstances is it appropriate to use the word 連中 2017-07-27T20:18:29.727

3 「私は日本語会話を分かってみますからTwitchに日本のゲーマーズをみます。」 2017-08-24T19:27:43.480

3 How is this unnecessarily informal? 2018-07-24T16:20:59.423

3 Using を with verbs? 2018-10-07T23:31:04.720

3 Information about っちょ noun suffix 2019-09-26T19:32:18.297

2 Is 「お礼を言う」 considered formal? 2013-03-16T14:50:03.707

2 Is telling a superior, "電子メールを見てくださいました," correct? 2014-02-27T18:16:05.697

2 How to introduce oneself in relation to ones husband? 2017-02-11T05:17:03.580

2 How to say that a proposed date/time is OK without sounding condescending? 2017-06-26T08:20:48.970

2 Use of お in the beginning of these question phrases 2017-07-25T20:54:52.113

2 When is it rude to call someone by their given name? 2017-08-11T20:35:59.350

2 What is the meaning of 拝承致します? 2017-10-03T00:17:24.400

2 Japanese concepts of formality and politeness (with a close passage) 2017-10-19T17:09:21.480

2 V + n-janai vs -ne vs -n-desu-ne 2018-02-05T04:04:38.943

2 How common is こちらこそ used? Is it considered very formal? 2018-04-11T17:27:11.317

2 Formal way of expressing something (like a job) done for someone 2018-07-11T12:54:15.080

2 Prohibition in Japanese depending on level of formality 2018-08-26T13:50:22.620

2 What's the ultra-polite way to invite someone to do something? 2019-05-07T13:02:42.660

2 explanation verbs form 座る 座って 座り 2019-07-09T09:59:54.593

1 How do I ask someone to limit the scope of their questions? 2016-08-03T03:09:01.913

1 In a speech, should です/ます be used, or である form? 2017-06-15T09:54:02.333

1 Usage of beginning and end expressions in formal letters - include names? 2017-09-04T16:06:37.480

1 Is there a contracted/casual form of でないと? 2017-12-07T14:19:15.730

1 Formal, feminine first-person pronoun 2018-06-22T21:41:52.993

1 Generic Japanese greeting new people? 2018-12-01T07:31:13.107

1 Combining multiple verbs 2019-01-16T02:34:43.363

1 Do people only end sentences with ように after the -ます form? 2019-07-13T22:15:34.940

1 そっち or そちら What is the difference? 2019-08-21T10:25:34.773

1 Which is more polite, ではまた or じゃまた? 2019-09-27T21:13:21.147

1 How do you ask someone to '' please yobisute ''? 2019-10-16T06:55:05.030

1 How to contact again someone who did not reply to my previous mail? 2020-01-20T17:45:39.380

1 I'm looking for some pointers on polite, standard sentences when working in a service-oriented capacity 2020-02-16T12:12:29.920

0 formal state of being 2014-04-21T05:34:42.803

0 How to address a formal email response to a 学会本部事務局 when you don't know if the person is a 教授 or not? 2015-06-18T04:52:56.500

0 Is *domo arigato* considered formal? 2016-01-11T13:32:00.040

0 when to use formal and informal conjugations? 2016-06-26T16:22:24.937

0 Sentences can be joined using te-form. What about in plain form? 2016-09-07T05:54:20.893

0 How do you translate "Bavarian Bierkeller" into natural Japanese rendition? (and more) 2018-07-20T03:15:45.547

0 Why and when do Japanese speakers switch between formal and informal language among friends? 2019-05-28T21:32:32.873

-1 Which code would someone use to their colleague at work? 2018-10-05T06:47:45.387