Tag: spelling

41 How did "little tsu" become a lengthener? 2011-06-07T22:34:44.623

40 How do parents obscure spoken messages in front of their children in Japanese? 2014-02-05T19:49:08.557

35 When do you use 下さい as opposed to ください 2011-05-31T23:26:45.357

32 Is there a rule for when to use くらい vs ぐらい? 2011-06-02T14:15:45.047

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

24 Why did の disappear from 山手, but in 御茶ノ水 it's in katakana? 2011-08-29T11:35:18.827

23 Why is a place that sells さけ a さかや? 2011-10-23T01:07:05.920

20 Which is correct: こんばんわ or こんばんは? 2011-06-01T00:09:34.680

19 Why is konnichiwa spelt こんにちは? 2011-11-20T01:02:31.980

19 Are there general rules on when to use kanji vs. kana? 2014-03-30T08:09:56.580

18 とっても versus とても 2011-06-08T12:17:41.997

17 Rules for emphasizing by lengthening sounds 2012-10-15T10:26:57.590

16 Are there words which consist of katakana and hiragana letters together? 2014-04-02T13:16:13.877

15 On the replacing of kanji made obsolete in the 1946 reforms with similar-looking kanji. 2011-06-04T00:57:36.237

14 Which kanji to use for saying ありがとうございます in emails? 2011-06-04T06:22:15.490

14 Why is debug デバッグ but bug is バグ? 2013-11-19T03:02:48.647

13 Are there any rules for choosing between おお and おう? 2013-09-16T13:35:44.253

12 Why are furigana for number kanji almost always omitted? 2011-06-03T01:10:46.903

12 ブラウザ or ブラウザー? Words borrowed from English which end with -er 2014-05-08T11:04:50.167

11 Why is こおり spelt with an お rather than an う? 2017-10-31T09:47:21.717

10 What's the difference between 迷う and 紕う? 2011-06-25T07:11:18.610

10 Was "乎" the man'yōgana spelling of the accusative/object particle "を"? 2012-10-19T05:16:03.383

10 How can one stop "去年【きょねん】教職【きょうしょく】" from looking like a weird 4 kanji compound? 2015-09-13T17:40:08.107

9 The many ways to write {かっこいい} 2011-06-07T15:50:38.837

9 How does one transcribe the romaji "ō"? 2011-12-08T18:11:00.517

9 Change of kanji like 大坂 to 大阪 2012-07-23T13:09:16.710

9 On "おてもと" and its many variants for "chopsticks" 2014-03-30T07:11:54.827

9 Same word - written with kana and kanji in two places in the same paragraph. Why? 2014-04-10T23:31:22.390

9 Are グラス and ガラス alternative spellings of the same word? 2014-11-15T08:58:07.557

9 Long O — when is it OU and when OO? 2017-02-15T17:10:35.317

8 Where's the missing い in ありがた迷惑【ありがた めいわく】? 2011-07-22T07:45:35.413

7 Can anyone explain the obsolete, non-phonetic use of hiragana from pre war times? 2011-06-04T06:40:45.713

7 Are both spellings for ふけ (fuke) "dandruff" ateji? If not what's actually going on? 2014-03-31T05:02:00.247

7 Spellings of あなた(がた) 2015-06-07T19:52:20.170

7 Etymology of ゴミ 2017-12-18T20:59:43.767

6 What is the correct way to say 小さい『つ』? 2013-05-11T18:32:35.980

6 硬い・堅い・固い - how are different spellings used? 2014-04-20T12:24:24.000

6 Alternate spelling for ありがたい, or typo? 2014-06-27T16:28:18.593

6 How common is the practice of writing わたし in kana and わたくし in kanji? 2015-08-11T16:38:29.610

6 Are there some cases where みたす could be spelled as 充たす? 「充{み}たす」という書き方はどんな場合で使えるか? 2015-11-29T00:38:13.023

6 Why is もっと pronounced "motto" but written "motsuto"? 2016-11-26T05:50:35.447

6 有り難う vs 有難う — Is this the same word? 2016-12-29T10:50:14.950

6 Are they the same: コショウ vs コショー 2019-03-25T21:09:48.397

5 Katakana changes 2011-06-10T14:52:55.340

5 Is "豪斯多拉利" an ateji way to write "Australia"? 2013-01-09T13:23:37.533

5 Is there a way to differentiate て and って when transcribing speech? 2013-04-08T16:37:49.917

5 Are "ピーナッツ" and "ピーナツ" both correct for "peanut(s)"? 2014-02-27T12:42:44.597

5 ふるさと (home town, birthplace) uses which kanji - 古里 or 故郷? 2014-04-13T11:44:55.243

5 How to know when I should use katakana form words referring to animals, lesser creatures, or other organisms? 2014-05-02T03:31:01.083

5 Can both Hepburn and Kunreisiki romaji be used to write a person's name? 2014-12-09T06:12:31.650

5 The Kanji for ありがとうございます 2015-08-24T16:43:24.793

5 "絶対について来ないでね。" as "Absolutely don't come/follow" 2015-11-05T00:01:53.527

5 Why the specific spelling "一つひとつ"? 2019-07-22T18:00:44.363

4 On the two words, several pronunciations, and many spellings for "sake cup" 2014-04-22T10:12:28.117

4 Is しゃぶしゃぶ typically written in hiragana rather than katakana? 2014-05-11T06:17:25.287

4 Why are し/ち transliterated as 'shi'/'chi', and not 'si'/'ti'? 2014-12-08T13:32:04.650

4 ぐわん: Is this a word? Drunken speech in manga 2015-10-26T15:11:32.970

4 Is there a I awlyas tghuhot slpeling was ipmorantt! example in Japanese? 2016-10-05T11:31:30.363

4 How to write long sound to emphasize words? 2017-06-03T03:53:13.923

4 What is the difference between 有る【ある】 and ある? 2017-08-07T20:58:38.290

4 Translate German name "Markus" to Japanese 2018-08-14T10:00:52.880

3 Is there a term for words that share the same kana spelling? 2014-05-13T06:58:34.840

3 トウモロコシ: Why kana? What is the etymology? 2014-06-12T13:12:22.363

3 Difference between んい and に 2015-03-24T18:59:24.363

3 What is the difference between spellings しまう、仕舞う、終う、了う? 2015-04-13T18:17:44.153

3 Why is the sound "cha" spelled as ちゃ rather than ちぁ? 2015-07-02T20:49:31.567

3 Kanji or kana in お待ちください 2015-07-29T18:19:24.293

3 Dictionary definition of multiple words with identical pronunciation but different kanji 2015-09-14T05:09:21.820

3 Does anyone know what ちゃる means? 2016-08-29T14:36:45.557

3 Choosing hiragana over simple kanji? 2017-07-23T14:16:43.390

3 Why is Qantas spelt カンタス? 2017-07-30T02:08:10.750

3 気をっけて - Why the small っ? 2018-09-04T18:05:16.270

3 Changing from "S" to "Z" sound in Katakana 2019-07-16T18:41:11.500

3 希硫酸, 稀硫酸? What’s the difference? 2020-01-25T13:39:15.950

2 Why the き and さ in the 送り仮名 of 大きい and 小さい? 2013-07-03T02:18:06.033

2 ー vs small kana vs long kana for writing long vowels 2014-03-26T12:03:45.080

2 Is there a "right" or "best" way to write this Okinawan expression for "cheers"? 2014-04-22T14:32:55.577

2 Clarification on 人の夢は終わらねェ 2015-03-09T03:08:29.653

2 Heard that "master of something" is pronounced as 'shokaneen'—could you help me find the right term? 2015-03-15T19:31:45.937

2 Are there words still containing を either officially or colloquially? 2015-06-20T23:48:26.490

2 Is 甘じている a typo? (example sentence) 2015-08-11T16:40:04.837

2 Why would the Japanese transliteration from Greek Χριστος be spelled as ハリストス instead of キリストス? 2015-09-05T08:39:40.227

2 Hiragana - Long vowel e (ei or ee) 2017-09-07T20:56:49.533

2 Why is it 二ヶ月 and not 二か月? 2018-04-28T07:37:36.793

2 Possible misspeling of 音葉? 2018-10-13T09:33:12.257

2 Ocha in Hiragana 2018-10-19T22:46:16.107

2 What are the common practices for writing Korean names? 2018-11-17T15:04:24.163

2 Why "ついてきてください" and not "付いてきてください" 2020-01-17T18:26:48.370

1 Intuitive or logical way to know when to use a kanji spelling vs hiragana spelling? 2014-05-03T02:17:56.957

1 Why is Typhoon Neoguri sometimes referred to as "ノグリー"? 2014-07-10T09:30:16.533

1 Why is やっぱり (yappari) spelled the way it is? 2015-07-11T01:16:04.810

1 Is there a difference between ご飯 and 御飯? 2016-03-04T06:33:46.623

1 What's the correct transliteration of ~"yao mae"? 2016-04-29T05:01:46.080

1 Why is という in ボソニックという食べ物 (for example) written in ひらがな rather than と言う? 2016-05-24T05:31:26.397

1 Can you write the japanese name Hideyoshi as 秀代志 2016-11-28T19:19:02.097

1 Correct spelling of 'mono no aware' 2017-07-20T16:51:12.513

1 Need help on pronunciation 2017-09-21T02:52:00.927

1 Where does ドンピシャ come from? 2019-01-30T10:17:10.197

1 Structure of -しい adjectives 2019-04-17T18:14:02.013