Tag: vocabulary

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

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

26 Are there words so bad that they aren't allowed on television? 2011-07-20T11:31:24.100

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

21 まち: what's the difference between 町 and 街? 2011-08-06T00:11:03.220

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

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

17 What is the difference in meaning between "husband and wife" 夫婦【ふうふ】 and 夫妻【ふさい】? 2011-06-18T20:43:25.913

16 Nuances between the different kanji spellings of あける:明ける vs. 開ける vs. 空ける 2011-06-16T01:39:59.257

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 Historical differences between colors that are i-adjectives and those that are simply nouns 2011-07-29T09:03:44.553

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

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

13 What does 男前 mean when used to describe a woman? 2011-07-26T05:16:32.537

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 what's the difference between 返事 and 答え? 2011-06-26T12:12:24.523

12 is it true to say that 亡くなる is a polite form of しぬ? 2011-06-30T06:05:44.290

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

11 The difference between 皮膚【ひふ】 and 皮【かわ】 2011-10-13T21:52:14.267

10 Native word for "pen" 2011-06-05T15:29:59.203

10 When is 酒【さけ】used to mean 日本酒【にほんしゅ】? 2011-06-18T03:29:44.397

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

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

9 Origin/etymology of こころ~ words 2011-06-22T04:10:27.720

9 What is the exact definition of 泥棒? 2011-07-26T19:11:06.220

9 Regarding は数あれど (or possibly just あれど ) 2011-08-17T17:13:00.867

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 When and how to use 来る 【きたる】 2011-08-17T04:13:49.460

8 Does うるさい have a "negative" connotation? 2011-08-23T07:31:55.120

8 How different is 冷やかす from 冷やす? And 散らかす from 散らす? 2011-09-21T15:47:01.547

8 Does 「鳴く」 give any nuances about the sound being made? 2011-09-23T02:37:22.937

7 Does "おつまみ" (otsumami) mean "snack" or "rice crackers" or "crunchy snack" like chips and peanuts, or something else entirely? 2011-06-09T04:57:46.507

7 低い鼻 vs 短い鼻 and 高い鼻 vs 長い鼻 ? 2011-06-24T05:55:20.690

7 Using 伯母 / 叔母 to refer to one's aunt 2011-08-21T02:18:45.877

7 小悪魔【こあくま】: "Little devil"... or real devil? 2011-09-10T04:15:24.070

7 動作 as opposed to 作用 2011-09-25T17:55:57.097

6 "Statistically speaking ... " 2011-06-20T10:37:20.257

6 What's the difference in the nuances that 呪縛【じゅばく】 and 呪い【のろい】 convey? 2011-06-24T19:08:58.213

6 Phoenix: 不死鳥【ふしちょう】, 鳳凰【ほうおう】, 鳳/鵬【おおとり】, フェニックス... How many lives does this bird have!? 2011-07-01T00:06:32.480

6 Is 門 read as かど or もん? 2011-07-14T09:10:04.453

6 Anti-causal/Non-causal relationship 2011-07-25T10:51:33.323

6 I've seen 達人and 名人used to indicate master or expert. What's the difference? 2011-08-04T15:46:23.413

6 What is the pun in 猥シャツ? 2011-08-21T02:43:41.067

6 Difference between 割合 vs 率 2011-08-24T02:27:25.147

6 Is 「喧嘩」 a verbal fight or a physical fight? 2011-09-28T18:31:31.183

5 ~まくる as a suffix, what does it mean and how is it used? 2011-06-22T01:28:11.667

5 ambiguity with すっと 2011-07-03T04:58:30.033

5 What is the meaning of ちょうど一本 in this context? 2011-07-15T05:51:51.360

5 just by the phrase 試験を受ける, can we imply anything on the 試験? 2011-08-02T20:51:01.483

5 Are there names like ワンコイン for the other coins? 2011-08-04T00:47:26.403

5 寂しい can mean "pathetic"? 2011-08-08T16:31:15.367

5 食べやすい and 食べにくい 2011-08-11T11:51:35.400

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

5 What is the とも in this sentence? 日本人は英語を学ばずとも暮らせる環境に居ます。 2011-09-21T21:20:20.827

5 Usage of まるで with 見ているようだった. 2011-10-03T16:54:55.010

4 Can 差す be an intransitive verb? 2011-06-13T17:03:08.050

4 Is there a specific term that refers to female sword fighting? 2011-07-23T06:39:41.393

4 のちほどスタッフは彼女の元を去りました。 Could someone explain how 元を去りました。works here? 2011-09-26T16:43:34.697

3 Is "ガール" (gāru) now considered a Japanese word? What about "ガールズ" (gāruzu)? 2011-06-13T05:15:54.923

3 What is a シドギャ? ギャ doesn't mean girl, does it? 2011-07-19T17:38:37.570

3 それは彼の身に応えだした。 Can anyone explain this? 2011-09-19T17:13:41.437

3 ほんの時々私の中で顔を出し、しばらくすると消えてしまうもの。Are there any other options to replace the で here? 2011-09-28T04:51:12.360

2 What is the difference between ホワイトシャツ・ワイシャツ and 背広? 2011-08-23T23:23:01.137

2 How do we use the word 短~ in a sentence? 2011-08-24T08:58:13.760

2 Can 首 be used to refer to students who have just graduated and not yet found a job? 2011-08-25T00:24:25.660

2 "訳分からない" various uses of 訳 2011-09-19T16:14:20.577

2 "一目ぼれから長持ちする関係は望めません。" この表現のニュアンスを説明して頂けませんか? 2011-09-30T19:09:15.453

1 are the usage of うるさい to mean "fussy" and the usage of 草 to mean "substandard" archaic? 2011-06-29T03:13:24.383

0 Do all the meanings of 掛ける and 掛かる tally? 2011-08-22T10:38:08.567