Tag: nuances

126 What is the こと in sentences such as あなたのことが好きだ? 2011-07-21T13:02:35.843

94 How should I choose between [知]{し}る and わかる? 2011-06-30T17:40:01.210

51 Usage of すみません (sumimasen) versus ごめんなさい (gomen'nasai) 2011-06-01T13:36:38.707

46 i-adjectives used as na-adjectives: is there a difference? (e.g. 大きい versus 大きな) 2011-07-11T09:21:22.497

41 What is the difference between -さ and -み suffixes to make a noun out of an adjective? 2011-06-22T20:40:50.077

40 What is the difference between 大事 (daiji) and 大切 (taisetsu)? 2013-02-19T02:12:35.033

39 What is the difference between いえ and うち? 2011-11-13T22:11:53.470

36 What is the most natural way to refer to someone when you don't know their name and don't have a close relationship with them? 2011-06-22T23:08:54.273

35 ひらく / とじる vs. あける / しめる 2012-08-08T17:33:59.327

33 What is the difference in nuance between 間違う and 間違える? 2011-06-28T16:27:18.380

32 When is it appropriate to use お疲れ様 (otsukaresama)? 2011-06-15T02:23:37.610

32 Must do : ~なければならない vs ~なくてはいけない 2011-08-07T05:43:49.747

31 Particle と with へ; ~へと 2012-11-07T09:55:26.610

30 How can I differentiate between feet and legs? 2011-06-03T23:29:21.927

30 What connotation does なんだ add? 2011-07-11T15:28:14.053

30 The differences between ~がたい、〜にくい、〜づらい 2011-09-25T06:14:20.413

30 Japanese Buts: でも, しかし, ただ, ただし, ところが, が, けど, けれど, けれども 2013-12-07T17:04:03.060

27 What are the differences between 〜ので and 〜から? 2011-06-02T12:23:15.230

27 寝る vs. 眠る, what's the real difference? 2011-10-04T19:27:24.127

26 What's the difference between "家" (ya), "屋" (ya), and "や" (ya) as used in the names of shops/stores/restaurants? 2011-06-15T03:56:55.557

26 What is the difference between "verb+て+みる" and "verb+(よ)う+とする"? 2014-10-10T22:20:57.413

25 Love in the air: 愛x恋 {あい vs こい} 2011-07-27T16:24:22.113

25 明日: あす & あした; Is there a difference in meaning and when each is used? 2014-02-03T13:28:58.470

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

23 <adv> versus <adv>+と versus <adv>+に 2011-07-13T22:09:41.017

22 Confusion about "Seemingly not ~" 2011-07-02T18:09:24.993

21 How are 化け物, 妖怪, 幽霊, etc. related to each other? 2011-06-26T13:10:30.300

21 What does どうした mean and how does it differ from 何をした? 2012-11-05T14:14:32.303

20 How to differentiate friend levels in Japanese? 2012-03-12T00:38:43.200

20 How to "shoo away" a sales clerk? 2012-03-21T05:41:41.663

20 Differences in usage between する and やる 2014-04-11T04:02:20.160

20 Difference between そうです、 ようです and らしいです. 2014-06-06T15:08:04.917

19 What is the correct usage of 承知しました, 了解です and かしこまりました, the more formal forms of 分かる? 2011-06-01T00:03:50.183

19 What are the various ways to express 'or' and when are they appropriate? 2011-09-23T13:10:03.660

19 What's the difference between せっかく and わざわざ? 2012-01-15T07:30:28.607

19 What is 〜からです and when is it used? How does it differ from 〜ですから and 〜んです? 2012-09-23T22:52:47.427

19 What's the difference between くる and やってくる? 2013-01-14T21:12:36.277

19 What is the meaning of のか and how does it differ from か? 2014-09-09T12:46:39.067

18 What is the difference between 蔵, 倉, and 庫? 2011-06-30T19:09:47.480

18 What is the differences in nuances between とうとう and やっと? 2011-07-29T09:33:12.753

18 When describing time span, are 間 {あいだ} and 内 {うち} interchangeable? 2011-08-12T08:13:34.730

18 When the agent takes を in the causative form 2011-11-01T02:51:00.133

18 が and に interchangeability and difference in meaning 2012-01-25T15:09:28.717

18 What is the difference in usage between 準備 用意 and 覚悟 2012-11-06T13:19:16.103

18 Differences between いよいよ / やっと / ようやく / ついに and とうとう 2013-08-30T22:08:39.903

18 Five different verbs meaning "to close" with the same kanji (閉) 2016-03-03T18:21:04.093

18 What is the difference between そして (soshite) and それから (sorekara)? 2016-10-24T08:37:29.413

17 Why is 空【くう】, and not 無【む】, used to define "void", "emptiness" in a buddhist context? What are their nuances? 2011-06-30T05:02:48.940

17 do people actually respect the nuances of 探す vs 捜す? 2011-07-22T14:54:54.397

17 ねば in 食べねば; relation between ねば and なければ 2011-09-08T03:26:16.860

17 "Seemingly cute" - かわいい + 〜そう 2011-09-13T19:24:49.227

17 Terms for Royalty 2013-05-17T22:00:51.340

17 住んでいたい and 住みたい 2014-06-12T15:30:13.137

17 (Ordering food) difference between なし and 抜き 2014-07-28T18:37:07.130

17 "Te-form" versus "masu-stem + して" (消しているうちに versus 消ししているうちに) 2016-12-13T09:42:49.743

16 What's the difference in usage and nuance between やはり and やっぱり? 2011-06-02T13:00:21.600

16 Use of ~のか (~んですか) in questions not seeking a yes/no answer 2011-06-03T13:35:44.223

16 How can I differentiate between 「もう」 that means "already" and 「もう」 that means "more/additional"? 2011-06-04T00:55:08.013

16 Nuances of "give" - あげる/与える/授ける 2011-06-06T19:21:00.997

16 why is it that some 形容動詞 accepts の after it while some only accepts な after it? 2011-06-10T03:17:50.157

16 Am I coming or going? 戻ってくる vs 戻っていく 2011-06-15T10:48:34.943

16 Nuances between the different kanji spellings of あける:明ける vs. 開ける vs. 空ける 2011-06-16T01:39:59.257

16 Is there a difference between に伴う and を伴う? 2011-11-11T11:54:16.070

16 How do you say "funny"? 2014-04-08T18:38:45.643

16 What is the difference between all the words for tools / devices? 2014-12-30T10:14:32.750

15 Is the word ハーフ derogatory? 2011-06-09T23:11:22.517

15 what is the difference in the usage of [成]{な}るべく and できるだけ? 2011-06-28T15:40:54.890

15 When are ふう and よう interchangeable? 2011-08-04T18:04:54.310

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

15 を vs が with use against 好き? 2011-10-15T04:49:30.697

15 When should 男の人/女の人 be used instead of 男/女? 2012-01-21T18:15:34.980

15 What is the difference between 記憶【きおく】 and 思【おも】い出【で】? 2012-03-15T01:35:19.833

15 What exactly is 我, and how is it used? 2012-06-07T19:03:25.043

15 What is the difference between [利用]{りよう}, [活用]{かつよう}, [使用]{しよう} and [用]{もち}いる? 2013-08-10T10:31:38.570

15 What are the differences between 広める and 広げる and between 広まる and 広がる? 2013-08-23T13:00:20.050

15 Are these phrases interchangeable? に関して, に対して, において, について, における 2014-04-14T10:04:38.863

15 Meaning behind adding 'め' after someone's name? 2015-03-29T05:32:21.723

15 what's the difference between 話をする and 話す? 2018-12-13T17:30:05.747

14 Can placements of adverbs be altered freely? 2011-06-08T17:17:23.150

14 When can I exchange くださる for いただく in expressions of gratitude? 2011-06-10T18:21:52.820

14 How to use 〜かのよう{に・な・だ} 2011-11-28T20:19:52.263

14 Usage of て-form in 知っての通り 2012-04-12T18:53:46.970

14 What is the difference between 首相 and 総理? 2012-06-22T13:57:42.263

14 Sentence structure/element order 2012-07-11T14:48:13.080

14 What is the difference between 防止 and 予防? 2012-08-07T17:34:35.523

14 What is the purpose of the suffix "さ" on adjectives? 2012-08-31T17:38:20.770

14 What's the difference between ぜひ and きっと when inviting someone to do something? 2013-05-05T22:13:53.327

14 What's the difference between でしょうか and ですか at the end of a question? 2013-09-30T08:32:24.443

14 Difference between 家内、嫁、妻、奥さん、かみさん and other words meaning wife 2014-03-08T07:40:41.943

14 「どこでもある」と「どこにもある」の使い分け 2014-07-07T08:13:57.317

14 〜くはない vs 〜くない in adjective negations 2014-09-13T14:10:55.003

14 にしても and としても, is there a difference? 2016-06-15T17:51:27.743

14 Why does 「電話は切れた」 sound more adversarial than 「電話が切れた」? 2016-08-22T18:22:32.243

14 Difference between volitional +と思う and volitional+ と思っている 2016-10-19T22:28:25.640

13 Are there differences in nuance and usage of [内]{ない}[緒]{しょ}, [秘]{ひ}[密]{みつ}, [隠]{かく}し[事]{ごと} and [秘]{ひ}め[事]{ごと}? 2011-06-05T02:35:50.877

13 あまり meaning "too much" 2011-07-12T04:30:14.640

13 usage of「ご迷惑をおかけ・・・」variants for a business apology 2011-12-13T03:05:40.107

13 What kind of a thing is a "やつ"? 2012-07-06T11:52:25.797

13 What's the difference between 触る and 触れる? 2013-01-14T21:37:18.687