Tag: synonyms

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

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 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

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

22 Since Japanese already had several words for rice why was "ライス" (raisu) borrowed from English? 2011-06-09T23:43:36.420

22 What's the difference between "さけ" (sake) and "しゃけ" (shake)? 2011-06-15T15:22:56.863

22 Honorific prefixes: 「ご」 vs 「お」 2011-07-22T04:03:31.483

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

21 Difference between [行く末]{ゆくすえ}, 将来{しょうらい} and 未来{みらい} 2012-01-18T20:56:13.370

21 What's the difference between 今日{きょう} and 本日{ほんじつ}? 2012-07-30T04:43:35.227

20 what's the difference between ところで and ちなみに ? 2011-06-23T11:24:40.627

19 What's the difference between "gohan" and "meshi"? 2011-06-09T04:33:55.053

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

18 Ups and downs: かみ・しも vs うえ・した 2011-09-09T16:04:37.363

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

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

16 加える/増やす and 加わる/増える or even 増加する/殖/足, various kanji for "adding things" 2011-07-19T18:29:02.773

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

15 What's the difference between 成人 and 大人? 2011-09-03T05:47:12.103

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

14 Difference between 創立、設立、樹立 2011-06-03T19:21:46.350

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

13 When to use 〜す verbs or their する verb counterparts 2014-04-17T01:48:14.437

13 How to differentiate between rat and mouse 2017-11-04T04:48:29.360

12 ならば vs なら. both are totally interchangeable without affecting the nuance of the sentence? 2011-06-11T06:19:32.073

12 Fun with synonyms - “flattery" 2011-07-18T18:42:35.570

12 Difference between Fire : 火【ひ】and 火事【かじ】? 2012-08-18T15:33:01.057

12 Usage of お[冷]{ひや} & お水 2013-07-05T06:25:11.657

12 Relation between 大学, 学校 and 大学校 2016-06-18T20:14:18.697

11 天気 vs. 天候, what's the real difference? 2011-06-27T19:37:42.313

11 What's the difference between 腹切り and 切腹? 2011-10-23T02:13:52.900

11 Why is gaikokujin more politically correct than gaijin? 2011-12-31T12:37:40.427

11 What is the difference between 悪い and だめ? 2012-04-07T04:53:31.357

11 どのように and どうやって - difference and usage 2014-07-02T01:50:19.813

11 What is the difference between [担]{にな}う and [担]{かつ}ぐ? 2015-11-13T01:13:59.430

11 The French language, furansugo vs futsugo 2019-10-26T17:42:07.730

10 Fun with synonyms - "to grab/catch/capture" 2011-06-01T14:50:38.227

10 What is the difference between "meshi" and "don" for the food sometimes translated as "rice bowl" in English? 2011-06-09T03:41:09.003

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

10 The difference between 書物、図書 and 本 2011-07-16T13:00:54.793

10 Is it true that にしたって is the colloquial form of にしたところで? 2011-07-19T10:54:34.707

10 How to use イコール to compare things? How is it different from 同じ? 2011-08-07T15:29:19.367

10 what's the difference between 余地 and よゆう? 2011-08-29T14:36:00.403

10 Different transcriptions for words with related origin 2011-09-24T20:03:47.193

10 What's the difference between 食品 and 食料 2013-06-18T11:24:22.893

10 What is the difference between 経験 and 体験? 2014-04-07T13:45:19.083

10 Preferred beginner's term for "flight"? 2014-05-16T02:57:54.667

9 What's the difference between "マグロ" (maguro), "ツナ" (tsuna), and "シーチキン" (shiichikin)? 2011-06-04T01:42:08.820

9 In general/Generally: 概【がい】して, 一般【いっぱん】に, 全体【ぜんたい】に, 総【そう】じて, なべて, 一体{いったい}に, etc 2012-08-06T04:34:38.357

9 Is this って equivalent to 「と」? 2012-08-21T22:11:43.537

9 What's the difference between 招待, 招く and 誘う? 2013-02-21T12:58:58.903

9 The difference between 辞書 and 字引 2013-09-29T22:25:48.853

9 How interchangeable are の/である/なる/たる when qualifying nouns? 2013-12-12T21:26:41.323

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

9 What is the difference between all the weather words: 気象{きしょう}, 天気{てんき} and 天候{てんこう}? 2014-12-16T17:12:53.093

9 What is the difference between 「名前【なまえ】」 and 「名称【めいしょう】」? 2019-09-04T19:11:56.323

9 Are 近畿【きんき】 and 関西【かんさい】 two nouns for the same concept and same region or there is an actual difference? 2019-10-07T18:25:10.330

8 What's the difference between "巻寿司" (makizushi), "海苔巻き" (norimaki), and "巻物" (makimono)? 2011-06-14T12:48:52.200

8 what is the difference in the nuances / usage of 気に病む and 心配する ? 2011-07-04T09:42:24.713

8 What may be the difference between the usage of チャンス and 機会 ? 2011-07-08T07:11:39.750

8 Fun with synonyms - "perhaps/maybe/probably" 2011-09-09T08:56:46.173

8 What's the difference between 平行 and 並行? 2012-10-01T14:40:59.980

8 Difference in word use: 父親 母親 両親 父母 2012-11-27T15:37:12.393

8 What's the difference between 売店 and 商店 2013-06-17T12:46:45.063

8 返{かえ}る / 戻{もど}る vs "come back" / "go back" / "return" 2014-03-01T08:16:53.697

8 What is the difference between 危ない and 危うい? 2014-07-27T12:33:50.070

8 Words for area/district/region: the actual difference between 地区、地帯、地域、地方 (and also 区域)? 2015-03-15T11:35:45.700

8 When do I use all the words meaning "song"? 2015-09-29T23:20:28.667

8 Difference between チケット, 切符 and 乗車券 2016-05-09T16:25:55.603

8 What is the difference between 「変更」 and 「変化」? 2019-09-21T07:31:25.017

7 Fun with synonyms - "freeze" 2011-08-17T03:38:03.277

7 What is the difference between 詰まらない and 詰らない 2012-07-14T13:02:42.677

7 Difference between verb types (verbal nouns, transitive & intransitive: eg 開始, 始める and 始まる) 2012-08-25T10:13:31.347

7 What's the difference between 済む, 終わる, 出来る and 上がる 2013-07-20T14:13:52.393

7 Are 清酒{せいしゅ} and 日本酒{にほんしゅ} two words for the same thing? 2014-03-18T11:16:07.017

7 Desire words: When to use 欲望{よくぼう}, 欲求{よっきゅう}, 欲{よく} and 欲念{よくねん}? 2014-12-18T09:21:09.970

7 Difference between 出席【しゅっせき】する and 参加【さんか】する 2015-03-11T14:43:42.583

7 What's the difference between 同然 and 同様? 2015-10-22T10:38:26.947

7 Difference between 苗字 and 家名? 2015-10-26T03:53:26.263

7 Words for "stomach" (お腹、胃袋、etc.) 2016-08-03T12:18:50.177

7 Closed: [休]{きゅう}〜 vs. [閉]{へい}〜 2016-12-20T18:24:29.517

7 What is the difference [一瞬]{いっ・しゅん}, [一刻]{いっ・こく}, and [(一)刹那]{(いっ・)せつ・な} 2018-08-31T16:18:09.000

7 What's the difference between ~かかる and ~ところだ 2019-03-11T14:58:02.207

6 ぼちぼち - related words 2011-07-27T14:50:08.840

6 Are 勅 and 詔 simply synonyms? 2011-12-27T22:37:34.967

6 Are the meanings of 煙 and 烟 identical? 2012-06-08T18:58:01.113

6 ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​迷宮 vs 迷路​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ 2013-02-28T03:53:17.570

6 Is there a shorter way to say 下の名前? 2014-01-16T07:20:53.563

6 影 vs 形 vs 形状. What's the difference between them? 2014-07-24T05:43:28.877

6 Differences between 死ぬ{しぬ}, 他界する{たかいする} and 亡くなる{なくなる}? 2014-08-13T10:08:00.183

6 量、数 and 数量 (amount). Is there any of them that is used far more frequently than the other ones or are they pretty much equally used? 2019-02-13T16:00:58.313

5 Fun with synonyms - "evaluation/investigation/etc." 2011-08-12T23:18:02.213

5 自分の vs 自らの when used for humans 2013-01-20T15:24:48.350

5 What is a good synonym for「〜のに」at the end of a sentence? 2013-03-11T01:24:52.540

5 Talking about people 2013-07-24T10:30:17.607

5 さまよう vs ぶらつく vs うろつく for the sense of "to wander"? 2014-04-15T07:55:44.243

5 What is a good antonym for 多難 (many difficulties)? 2016-02-11T18:46:07.080

5 What's the difference between [歓喜]{かん・き} and [喜悦]{き・えつ}? 2016-06-16T20:47:27.263