Tag: usage

109 What is the difference between the nominalizers こと and の? 2011-06-21T20:06:08.470

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

69 でも (demo) versus けど (kedo) to mean "but" 2011-08-18T17:06:37.257

63 Particles: に vs. で 2011-05-31T20:36:57.090

47 What is the meaning of ~んです/~のだ/etc? 2012-05-01T09:31:51.200

41 Usage of たくさん vs. 多い 2011-06-09T05:12:43.197

41 How indistinguishable is blue from green really? 2011-06-13T12:36:26.320

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

35 What do the shapes △ ◯ ╳ ◻ mean in Japanese? And are there variations in meaning, depending on whether or not the shape is filled? 2016-08-16T15:10:42.877

33 The many ways to say "and" in Japanese 2011-06-03T04:56:37.493

33 Do 以上 and 以下 include the number preceding them? 2011-07-06T05:02:19.583

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

31 Pluralization in Japanese: usage of -たち and -ら 2011-06-19T02:41:06.880

31 Differences between 度 and 回 when counting occurrences 2011-09-07T03:53:55.747

27 What is the difference between ちょっと and 少し? 2012-08-11T15:06:01.633

26 Use of 自分【じぶん】as a personal pronoun in direct speech 2011-06-12T04:08:08.580

25 Usage of ~じゃん (~じゃない) 2011-06-24T17:36:28.523

24 What is the difference between 完了 and 終了? 2011-06-16T07:39:38.980

24 Can we optionally include (or exclude) an を particle in between the noun of the する-verb and the する itself? 2011-06-26T16:44:42.930

23 What's the difference between ようこそ and いらっしゃいませ? 2011-06-01T17:13:38.120

23 Does the particle "を" (wo) have a special use when at the end of a sentence? 2011-06-15T14:05:04.230

22 Words/characters for fast food meal sizes: 並, 大, 特 2011-06-13T04:47:12.523

22 What does っつの mean? 2011-06-16T19:15:30.113

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

22 Why do 適当 and いい加減 refer to both considerate and inconsiderate things? 2011-08-05T04:02:44.047

22 What is the difference between 見える【みえる】/聞こえる【きこえる】 and 見られる【みられる】/聞ける【きける】? 2012-04-25T22:46:41.490

22 what is the difference between ごとに and おきに? 2013-02-11T16:19:57.497

22 Why censor this one kanji? 2013-05-04T06:05:26.857

21 Differences between くれます, もらいます and いただきます 2011-06-01T07:17:35.713

21 How would I say "Get well soon"? 2011-07-12T23:25:59.727

21 What is the difference between 「食う」 and 「食べる」? 2011-09-05T14:53:38.163

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 exactly is this ※ symbol, and what does it mean/how is it used? 2012-08-21T03:08:11.897

21 What is the meaning of りゃ in this phrase? 2013-08-11T00:19:08.943

20 What's the difference between 悪 and 惡 ? 2011-06-10T09:15:07.413

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

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 How do you respond to thanks given? 2011-07-15T12:31:42.493

20 "slightly/somewhat" の 「~[目]{め}」: Usage and limitations 2011-07-18T18:22:47.427

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

19 What are the fundamental differences between the ~と一緒に and the ~とともに fragments? 2011-06-01T07:42:28.153

19 When would you use 低い【ひくい】 vs 短い【みじかい】 2011-06-05T01:11:29.290

19 In what situations can you use ぞ as a sentence ender 2011-06-05T07:21:24.920

19 What's the difference in usage between 氏名 (しめい) and 名前 (なまえ)? 2011-06-07T03:27:25.143

19 What's the difference between 少{すこ}し (sukoshi) and 小{ちい}さい (chiisai)? 2011-07-18T04:35:11.963

19 Making sense of transitive usage of 行く and 来る - 「を行く」 and 「を来る」 2011-09-22T16:29:30.080

19 I am struggling with the sometimes conflicting uses of 先 2014-05-18T10:38:31.117

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

19 Difference between 下る、下りる、下がる? 2014-09-13T11:32:35.570

18 Where does なう on Twitter come from? 2011-06-01T00:21:54.077

18 In modern usage how do Japanese natives regard the differences between 外人, 外国人 and 外人さん? 2011-06-07T06:16:24.860

18 What is the meaning and usage of ネタ? 2011-06-29T04:29:00.280

18 What is the *proper* differentiation between 来る and 行く? 2011-07-01T05:10:50.213

18 correctness of い adjective + です 2011-07-10T08:00:25.143

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

18 Is it offensive to say あなた? 2011-08-18T12:14:54.133

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

18 How to use ~先生 properly with co-workers? 2016-07-06T01:01:08.263

17 Can I say なるほど when talking with customers? 2011-06-03T01:46:43.057

17 Are there any Japanese words as versatile as "fuck" in English? 2011-06-14T13:51:11.447

17 How can I say "some X " in Japanese? 2011-06-24T01:32:48.153

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

17 Temperature abbreviations? 2011-08-22T19:24:24.823

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

17 Does ごめん really mean sorry? 2012-05-28T12:47:37.920

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

16 Is すごい slang or just informal? 2011-06-13T12:34:51.377

16 Can I end sentences with ん? 2011-06-29T02:26:43.140

16 Ending a sentence with さ 2011-07-13T04:36:27.843

16 What are some well known exceptions for 居る (いる) and 有る (ある)? 2011-07-27T00:09:07.397

16 When to use 他【ほか】の or 他【ほか】に 2011-12-02T02:47:35.040

16 います and あります usage 2012-07-24T02:19:48.130

16 How do you say "just curious" or "out of curiosity"? 2014-02-03T17:13:03.157

16 What is the difference between どのぐらい and どれぐらい? 2014-04-24T08:04:51.847

16 Do Japanese parents address their son as musuko? 2017-12-09T02:20:02.733

15 History of 十干(じっかん)and modern uses 2011-06-22T19:37:31.573

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 Usage of 「ごめんください」 2011-07-20T13:16:30.773

15 Difference between 向け and 向き 2011-08-18T07:42:36.727

15 In what situation can I use ~かい (for interrogative question)? 2011-08-26T02:35:28.770

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

15 Is there a difference between 赤{あか} and 赤色{あかいろ}? 2011-10-09T11:07:16.783

15 What is the difference between なぜなら、だから、and なので? 2011-12-17T03:50:01.487

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 is the meaning of 〜たりして? 2012-05-31T07:26:40.593

15 Greeting a person over the internet 2012-10-19T05:56:15.877

15 Why is 間{かん} used to denote some amounts of time but not others? 2012-12-19T03:54:20.633

15 ぜ at the end of sentence? 2013-06-06T19:46:45.450

15 When is a door a ドア and when is it a [扉]{とびら}? 2013-08-22T04:49:43.803

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 What's the difference between 図る、測る、計る、量る、諮る、謀る? 2014-06-14T10:51:34.587

15 I don't understand what やな means at the end of a sentence...? 2014-08-24T14:00:25.833

15 Why do they say 'kawaii' for 'poor thing'? 2015-07-15T01:44:08.470

15 Reading and usage of 「垂オます」 2015-12-11T20:25:05.823

14 What does とな mean (and how do I use it)? 2011-06-09T23:12:36.120

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 When is it appropriate to refer to yourself by これ? 2011-06-11T18:08:37.337

14 歩{ある}く vs 歩{あゆ}む 2011-08-13T22:33:00.697