Tag: spoken-language

36 全然 {ぜんぜん} with positive adjective / na-adjective 2011-06-08T06:26:20.290

35 Where does "もしもし" (moshimoshi) for answering the telephone come from? 2011-06-27T01:47:54.197

25 How does pitch accent work in Japanese? 2013-02-11T05:24:32.047

23 おっす! An abbreviation for ... what exactly? 2012-09-08T08:10:50.633

21 Commonness of casual phrases like "あたし" and "ちっちゃい" 2011-05-31T18:54:00.623

20 Using なるほど (naruhodo) and やっぱり (yappari) in the same situation 2011-06-02T14:14:15.730

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

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

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

15 What do you say when giving something to somebody? 2011-11-13T12:52:45.877

15 In actual Japanese society, how often are second-person pronouns used? 2011-12-21T20:02:19.017

13 What to say at the cash register in the convenience store 2014-04-15T12:27:48.203

12 Do people actually ever say みょうにち? 2011-07-26T19:10:20.090

12 What do I do when I encounter "Written Japanese"? 2011-12-01T14:38:36.940

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

11 Beginner miscomprehension of spoken Japanese - finding wrong word boundaries 2015-05-18T16:32:43.013

10 かかったためしない - how can this be translated? 2012-10-07T03:40:20.870

9 About cutting the sentences short 2011-06-02T04:42:22.433

9 Polite form of ~っけ 2012-10-19T09:43:08.190

9 Do people use the ending ~まい? 2012-10-25T09:31:34.540

8 can we use ねー as a question? 2011-06-21T04:42:36.507

8 How do I spell "So! So! So! So! So!"? 2012-04-12T12:14:15.700

8 "Arigatō" and "gozaimasu" combined into a single word? 2012-09-08T03:09:25.597

8 What's the substitute word for missing/unimportant part of sentence? 2013-05-30T08:36:37.227

8 How to hear the difference between て and で, た and だ, か and が, etc.? 2014-05-06T04:28:56.063

8 What is じゃねぇか? What is its original form? 2014-08-27T12:28:04.333

8 Meaning of だけども / ですけども 2015-05-08T22:25:42.087

8 まあいいじゃん meaning 2015-07-22T15:53:10.863

8 Is this 全くだ meant to be irony? 2016-03-21T19:53:27.077

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

7 Are times after noon expressed in military time? 2012-08-24T11:03:34.523

7 What does うんたらかんたら mean? 2012-11-13T13:31:04.960

7 What is the よっか in はじめよっか? 2013-04-05T20:17:04.727

7 Etymology of もん・もの 2013-04-12T13:53:24.307

7 How to say "I don't know you well" 2015-12-14T00:49:06.330

7 Is んですから/ので/... grammatically correct? 2017-03-11T11:21:27.837

6 Pronunciation of ううん 2012-10-26T13:01:07.167

6 Distinguishing between んな/な, んの/の, etc 2014-01-17T13:37:06.803

6 Are constructions like listing with 中黒 used in speech? 2016-03-31T19:31:01.760

6 Help me understand 言わんこっちゃない 2017-11-23T00:47:29.963

6 Saying い adjectives without pronouncing the い 2019-07-30T03:48:08.017

6 Japanese N1 practice questions help 2019-09-12T19:01:43.723

5 Are 行きゃあ and 行きゃ both contractions of 行けば? 2013-03-31T03:28:59.823

5 Questions with 辞書形 and raising tone and 辞書形+の? 2013-06-21T16:50:42.937

5 Counters for graphs in oral presentations? 2014-06-03T11:04:50.790

5 In real life, do Japanese speakers exclaim things like 熱っ! or 痛たた… or 寒!? 2015-01-23T17:30:01.660

5 Is it common to shorten 感じがする to 感じ? 2015-06-26T19:27:38.273

5 What does こういうの refer to in こういうのって天然が一番怖いのよ 2015-07-17T17:19:23.983

5 Is "初めてです、広島は。" ok in spoken Japanese? 2015-11-19T16:59:30.727

5 Meaning of ついて when issued as a command? 2016-07-10T22:41:07.627

5 Proper way to say "it looks good" 2017-03-27T05:38:46.327

5 Translation of ~てどうか 2018-01-04T12:46:44.040

5 How can I differentiate if a word is (either fully or preferentially) used for spoken or written language? 2019-09-12T02:33:53.420

5 Nominal connectors in embedded sentences: 名詞・形容動詞 +「である」「だという」「な」等 (+ こと) の使い分けについて 2019-09-29T16:13:33.623

4 の意味は何 versus はどういう意味 2013-12-20T18:29:54.083

4 Is 隠れていなくて correct? 2013-12-21T19:32:15.703

4 What does ムカつく refer to in this situation 2015-06-14T17:43:49.777

4 What does 「やりい」 mean? 2015-08-01T05:09:57.870

4 The word いや - gender? 2015-08-16T01:04:40.897

4 Which is used more / is more natural in speech? 突然 or どっと? 2016-03-03T06:29:25.677

4 Meaning of 私の方が好きだけどね 2016-03-16T19:43:23.137

4 冬に助けられたし (Who was?) 2016-03-25T12:47:44.410

4 Meaning of 一度や二度じゃ、とうてい伝えきれないくらいに 2016-04-03T16:44:58.977

4 The meaning of どちらが割に合うんだかな 2016-04-15T18:14:41.380

4 What does やっぱり mean in [そこまでなんだって、思っちゃうもん……やっぱり] 2016-04-25T21:16:09.700

4 What does そういうことだよ mean here? 2016-04-26T07:00:20.723

4 What does あの子、あんなんだしさ mean? 2016-06-22T11:44:28.887

4 How to speak about causing pain 2016-09-29T16:33:43.780

4 Is "うん" really used to mean "You're welcome" by children? 2017-01-27T22:51:00.330

4 Speech impediment - slurred speech 2017-03-06T04:48:01.497

4 How to use the emotional って? 2017-07-16T12:08:51.667

4 Difference between "foot" and "leg" in spoken Japanese 2018-05-30T16:59:22.527

4 Translating "you" as 君 when giving a definition 2018-07-06T17:57:21.553

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

3 How should I understand 今よりもっと? 2013-06-29T19:44:53.157

3 Does using the characters です at the end of a sentence make almost everything(depending on the sentence) sound polite? 2014-01-15T03:52:48.863

3 What does the expression くそかわ mean? 2014-01-23T15:33:07.490

3 What does the 'あ' do in this sentence 「そいつあけっこうだね」? 2015-03-25T07:10:50.570

3 The usage of いや in response to questions 2015-06-12T11:51:35.463

3 The meaning of という in 言うことを聞かないというのなら 2015-06-13T18:02:14.750

3 Relationship between どゆこと and どういうこと 2015-06-21T10:01:41.560

3 The meaning of モン in 上手いモンでしょう 2015-06-24T22:57:01.293

3 Why are words sometimes broken into syllables when said? 2015-06-30T16:28:11.620

3 What is the meaning/usage of あのね/あのな at the start of a sentence? 2015-07-20T23:47:18.947

3 What does それ refer to in それでいい in this exchange? 2015-08-09T18:57:22.590

3 Distinguishing between homophones in everyday speech 2015-09-12T03:45:21.457

3 Polite form of って in 「なになに」って何? 2015-09-24T11:31:54.347

3 What do Japanese say when they call their pet cats/dogs? 2015-12-18T10:10:14.943

3 The meaning of 一丁前にてれちゃっても 2016-03-21T18:08:11.533

3 Is "da" used often in the casual speech? 2016-06-13T16:24:20.280

3 What does なんだろうけどな mean here? 2016-07-30T19:27:30.543

3 Why deshou in casual speech? 2017-02-06T15:32:00.170

3 Why だからよ is considered "girly talk" and だからね is not? 2017-06-09T17:05:17.070

3 Using Japanese with my child 2017-08-09T07:07:54.510

3 How to address / refer to a specific kanji in speech 2019-07-31T11:46:49.337

3 What is the meaning of バカにはええじゃないか? 2020-02-22T12:53:51.347

2 わからない vs わかね in My Boss My Hero 2013-10-10T00:16:24.097

2 What does the word 「こいや」 mean? 2015-03-19T04:32:37.337

2 What does this そういうことよ mean? 2015-06-29T14:08:13.580