Tag: syntax

32 How to end a sentence in わけ 2011-07-27T18:05:44.897

21 How to separate words in a Japanese sentence? 2013-04-11T05:48:21.423

20 When asking 'What is your name?' or 'What is your job?', why is it 'は' not 'か'? 2011-06-06T08:21:16.450

20 Are there cases when two or more particles will occur next to each other without intervening lexical words? 2011-06-27T03:44:33.970

20 Difference between sentence final ものだ and ことだ 2012-08-02T14:52:31.150

18 Usage of か after a clause? 2013-10-06T00:11:24.603

16 Are Japanese modifiers "greedy", "anti-greedy", or do they mean whatever people choose them to mean? 2017-04-23T22:11:43.380

15 The use of -さん when answering about oneself 2011-06-06T20:51:13.583

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

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

13 副詞 before copula 2015-06-17T22:19:32.630

12 Unifying concept for noun-adjectives of the pattern Xかな 2012-06-01T17:00:40.867

12 Nominalization with のが、のを 2013-03-27T15:24:34.117

12 How can I say "to be tired of verbING" in Japanese? 2020-02-16T12:25:46.943

11 Is there a difference between この小さな街で and 小さなこの街で? 2011-06-03T08:15:25.920

11 "unfinished" sentences ending in particles like を, に and が 2013-04-04T14:09:37.323

11 How to write about something in the future where something will have happened 2014-05-13T15:21:04.777

11 Writing a story in Japanese: how to handle dialogue 2016-12-02T18:44:32.120

11 "As in" in japanese 2017-01-14T18:51:25.813

10 Varying word order for stylistic effect 2012-05-24T07:47:18.050

10 What does ending a statement with 「っ」signify when coupled with 「・・・」? 2012-06-14T18:03:07.393

10 Saying something is like/not like something else 2014-01-18T23:35:15.077

10 Telling the speaker apart from the person being spoken about 2014-07-31T09:32:28.150

10 In front of "ほうがいい," is it always past tense? 2015-05-21T06:49:06.810

10 た+ではないか or た+のではないか can someone enlighten me? 2015-08-23T15:27:19.203

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

10 What is the meaning of しも? 2017-03-20T10:19:45.267

10 (伊曾保物語) 鼠と猫の事 comprehension problem "只、人は、愚にして、他人にぬかれたるにしくはなし" 2018-09-20T22:03:06.893

9 <動詞の辞書形> + がよい ― How is this allowed? 2012-09-06T17:17:47.633

9 夏目漱石‘s use of question marker かい for an open instead of closed (ie yes/no) question 2014-02-04T03:19:00.223

9 「〜がする」 the extended use of する (to do) 2014-07-17T15:50:39.503

9 Usage of ”し” particle 2015-09-18T13:48:41.330

9 How to tell よく (often) apart from よく (good)? 2015-11-16T22:28:19.190

9 How to express a comparison between two elements in two different fields 2017-05-16T14:35:27.873

8 How to break down who did what in AにBをCさせる 2011-07-28T18:40:30.217

8 Rules governing formation of adjectival and genitive modifications for Noun-Phrase 2012-06-26T13:20:42.003

8 Truncated adjective まっすぐ 2013-01-30T12:08:09.217

8 Grammatical Pattern : VerbてのNoun 2015-06-01T17:51:15.877

8 Placement of adverbs 2015-12-03T06:52:43.310

8 Don't understand the structure of 「夕方アパートの山田さん宅の玄関で」 2016-06-01T11:04:28.697

7 Is there a study available on the similarities between Japanese and Turkish grammars? 2011-06-27T08:30:50.457

7 An i-adjective immediately before 「ください」? 2011-09-20T23:50:55.690

7 Can the volitional form be used to nominate yourself for something? 2012-01-20T01:32:12.643

7 What is this や in 大きすぎや? 2012-06-16T17:12:04.883

7 Do we use odd day pronunciations outside of calendar ranges? 2012-10-03T03:29:40.013

7 Proper use of ため to thank someone for doing x? 2013-07-30T08:46:45.150

7 Development of なんか? 2014-05-31T07:03:16.113

7 When to use で vs に vs nothing at all 2014-06-03T00:22:23.037

7 How to compare the ages of people in Japanese? 2015-08-06T03:43:20.777

7 "After I do [x], I do [y]"? 2015-08-28T14:14:53.527

7 Most natural way to write sentences of the type "A verbs that B verbs that C verbs that..." 2015-12-16T00:20:26.650

7 Is repetition of words in questions, such as the 番 in 電話番号は何番ですか common in Japanese? 2016-01-31T18:59:49.400

7 Particles after time expressions like "三週間" 2016-08-17T16:43:13.330

7 「が」vs「の」 with possessives 2016-09-18T01:29:16.880

7 オタクの僕の弟 - Does the "otaku" refer to me or my brother? 2017-11-23T18:17:02.083

7 とか vs たりする what's the difference? 2018-07-23T02:00:21.117

7 Ways to specify "intra-" or "extra-" usage of 北・南・東・西 2019-06-18T01:04:32.517

6 What is the correct way to say: "where are you going?" 2011-12-14T07:45:42.713

6 Ambiguity issues with と when performing multiple roles 2012-01-28T05:17:25.260

6 Syntax of 私たちのこれが〜 2012-02-27T05:20:26.040

6 Examples of ambigious sentences 2013-10-04T02:09:50.293

6 Can two consecutive の particles be used in the following way? 2014-01-17T17:09:23.440

6 Sentence structure for complex sentences 2014-03-08T17:53:40.043

6 Are ~つ and ~り the only two counters that can occur with the native Japanese numbers (ひと~, ふた~, etc)? 2014-04-16T05:11:12.740

6 Volitional + が ; ~おう + が 2014-05-15T11:53:58.823

6 Should どれ always be the first part of a sentence? 2015-02-07T19:32:02.660

6 Multiple "wo"s in a sentence? 2015-03-15T02:52:20.593

6 Understanding why に particle means "because" in this sentence 2016-04-11T05:07:02.637

6 Questions about counters 2016-07-22T15:33:34.197

6 A question about the usage of なるべく 2016-11-05T13:58:28.033

6 What is 願ったりだと? 2017-06-16T19:20:46.253

6 Grammatic structure だれより question 2018-03-11T11:08:30.517

6 Listing things off: Using Hitotsu repeatedly 2018-05-08T08:02:51.070

6 What does 弟は友だちの大きいくるまで学校に行きます properly translate to? 2018-09-03T03:01:38.187

6 Question about the phrase 心配いりません 2018-10-02T01:45:02.423

6 といったら vs. とは - subtle differences? 2018-10-11T05:03:01.620

6 What does どおし mean in this song? 2019-11-26T06:40:03.350

5 How to know if a sentence ending in the て form of a verb is imperative or not 2011-07-14T06:19:28.963

5 Is it true that all nouns must be able to accept a が particle and a を particle? 2011-08-29T19:33:42.357

5 Is 「なので」actually a short-form for「それなので」? 2011-09-20T01:52:13.397

5 Natural way to command "call <someone>" 2011-10-05T17:48:06.240

5 Subject following verb? 2011-12-22T20:53:36.547

5 Is 一緒に needed in this case? 2012-01-31T08:40:18.427

5 How do I say "course duration" in Japanese? 2012-09-27T05:22:10.860

5 I have no idea what this is saying. Can you have two topics in a sentence? 2012-12-04T05:17:27.687

5 あなたがこの文のおかしいと思うところは? 2014-03-21T10:37:31.000

5 When an -i form (連用形{れんようけい}) of a verb seems to be a suffix rather than a prefix? 2014-03-31T09:01:51.803

5 Can と AND や be used in a sentence for a list of things 2014-07-09T03:12:27.963

5 Classical: On the subject of a sentence with 連用形/て clauses + ば condicional 2014-09-10T00:18:49.223

5 Some questions about って 2014-09-20T12:34:57.973

5 Sentence structure: "I can accomplish (a) by doing (b)" 2014-10-12T15:07:28.543

5 Is the "?" character an official character in Japanese syntax? 2015-03-04T19:26:27.127

5 Volitional + というのだった? 2015-04-29T20:17:28.493

5 Does "私は山田さんが描きました。" make sense in Japanese? 2015-11-26T15:24:49.780

5 Modifying nouns with question phrases 2016-01-15T07:37:59.940

5 Maths sentences: 足す and 掛ける 2016-01-31T01:56:41.040

5 「だといえども」はどういう意味ですか?~What does だといえども mean? 2016-02-10T21:37:42.490

5 What is the meaning of the following build 「信じられない事に~~ではありませんか」? 2016-03-10T16:00:35.147

5 Is the 「て」 missing from 「され」 in this sentence? 2016-03-31T05:12:05.333