Tag: word-choice

126 What is the こと in sentences such as あなたのことが好きだ? 2011-07-21T13:02:35.843

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

76 When to use ください (kudasai) or お願いします (onegaishimasu) in requests? 2011-06-01T08:47:27.273

68 Difference between -ていく and -てくる 2011-06-06T14:16:35.030

63 Is じゃないです equally correct as じゃありません? 2011-08-10T12:15:47.987

54 How to choose between "よん" (yon) vs "し" (shi) for "四" (4) and "しち" (shichi) vs "なな" (nana) for "七" (7)? 2011-06-01T14:55:18.173

51 Usage of すみません (sumimasen) versus ごめんなさい (gomen'nasai) 2011-06-01T13:36:38.707

43 What's the difference between なぜ、どうして and なんで when meaning 'why'? 2011-08-16T15:01:35.247

42 What's the difference between 女性 and 女の人? 2013-12-18T11:55:57.080

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

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

36 けど at the end of the sentence? 2011-07-20T18:07:44.347

35 When do you use 下さい as opposed to ください 2011-05-31T23:26:45.357

35 ひらく / とじる vs. あける / しめる 2012-08-08T17:33:59.327

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

33 What is the difference in nuance between 間違う and 間違える? 2011-06-28T16:27:18.380

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

33 Contrasting っぽい、らしい、みたい 2011-08-02T14:47:44.780

32 Is there a rule for when to use くらい vs ぐらい? 2011-06-02T14:15:45.047

32 Must do : ~なければならない vs ~なくてはいけない 2011-08-07T05:43:49.747

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

30 The differences between ~がたい、〜にくい、〜づらい 2011-09-25T06:14:20.413

30 Do the Japanese actually use the word "Hentai" to mean "Anime Porn", like in English? 2017-03-13T01:22:18.923

28 How should I select what first-person pronoun to use? 2011-05-31T21:12:37.733

28 What's the difference between the kanji forms for わかる? 2011-05-31T22:23:21.390

28 What's the difference between に and で when speaking of time of an action? 2011-06-07T00:46:10.583

28 不 and 非 and 無 and 未 usage difference/rule 2011-07-13T03:16:18.947

28 How would one convey "get over it" in Japanese? 2011-07-15T06:50:57.247

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

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

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

26 Does the Japanese language only have negative terms for flirting? 2011-07-29T06:59:14.413

26 "to be impressed" in Japanese 2018-06-18T02:20:06.120

25 Love in the air: 愛x恋 {あい vs こい} 2011-07-27T16:24:22.113

25 When to use ~ので vs ~から 2012-02-18T09:03:04.923

25 When would you use 新{あら}たな and 新{あたら}しい 2012-02-22T04:03:34.047

25 Adjectives functioning both as イ- and ナ-adjective 2012-09-02T02:06:09.067

25 When to read "その後" as "そのご", "そのあと" or "そののち"? 2012-09-03T04:10:51.297

25 明日: あす & あした; Is there a difference in meaning and when each is used? 2014-02-03T13:28:58.470

24 What is the difference between 「はずがない」 and 「わけがない」? 2011-06-01T01:30:01.257

24 What is the real difference between the proper use of the words さむい and つめたい? 2011-06-01T02:27:24.373

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

24 Why did の disappear from 山手, but in 御茶ノ水 it's in katakana? 2011-08-29T11:35:18.827

24 Difference between 丸い and 円い 2012-05-11T01:11:55.050

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 Difference between 重い and 重たい 2011-06-02T06:26:29.483

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

23 What is the difference between その and あの? 2011-06-07T09:37:56.340

23 Most appropriate word for 'food' 2011-07-14T01:09:28.820

23 Is there an equivalent to George Carlin's "Seven Dirty Words" in Japanese? 2011-07-22T08:57:07.713

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

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 Would it be odd to refer to English-style tea as お茶? 2017-07-21T00:50:34.927

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 What is the origin and usage of the word いい? 2011-06-03T00:50:05.930

21 Why does そう in 「美味しいそう」 not mean "seem" the way I think it should? 2011-07-17T05:41:16.797

21 When writing for general public, is there a general guideline for selecting kanji? 2011-11-14T18:50:01.160

21 What's bugging the Japanese language? 2012-01-11T09:13:29.940

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 proper way to use 先 versus 前に or 以前? 2011-05-31T19:58:36.453

20 How to use へ (-e), に (-ni), まで (made) and の方 (no-hō) with destination and direction? 2011-06-01T09:00:49.830

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

20 に vs で again: 前に vs 後で 2011-07-26T05:11:31.733

20 What are slang terms for Japanese money? 2011-08-05T03:20:09.497

20 What is the difference between "〜がる" and "〜がっている" 2011-09-24T14:26:19.477

20 How can I differentiate agreement with the person and agreement with the idea? 2011-12-16T06:27:32.673

20 How to differentiate friend levels in Japanese? 2012-03-12T00:38:43.200

20 Difference between 気をつけて, お大事に and お元気で 2012-07-03T12:04:07.430

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

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 "gohan" and "meshi"? 2011-06-09T04:33:55.053

19 The verbs of learning: 勉強する, 習う and 学ぶ 2011-07-04T11:10:40.283

19 How do you ask for "the bill" at a restaurant? 2011-07-04T16:56:49.570

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 What is the proper use of だろう, is it "masculine", and how is it different from と思 【おも】う? 2011-07-19T05:05:14.230

19 What is the difference between 様子、状況、状態、and 事情 2011-08-15T08:15:37.673

19 Why isn't a large amount of money a good enough reason to kill someone? 2011-09-19T03:44:53.703

19 What's the difference between せっかく and わざわざ? 2012-01-15T07:30:28.607

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 とっても versus とても 2011-06-08T12:17:41.997

18 What are the nuances between these three terms for intelligence: 知恵 [ちえ], 知能 [ちのう], 知性 [ちせい] ? 2011-06-18T21:10:46.587

18 What is the difference between 蔵, 倉, and 庫? 2011-06-30T19:09:47.480

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

18 What are the origins of ド when used as emphasis, and is it always negative? 2011-07-28T16:14:39.433

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

18 What does this ad say? (Connotations of ガキ大将) 2011-08-22T07:38:51.317

18 Is こら a lot more rude than ほら? 2011-09-04T14:49:09.583

18 What is an appropriate response to お疲{つか}れ様{さま}です in non-work situations? 2011-09-06T02:44:12.773

18 When to use: "say", "speak", "tell" or "express" 2011-11-30T10:03:35.247

18 Why is "ゼロ" more popular than "れい"? 2011-12-22T00:23:24.760

18 What is the difference in usage between 準備 用意 and 覚悟 2012-11-06T13:19:16.103

18 What's the (real) difference between 飲む and 食べる? 2012-12-21T20:36:44.627

18 Differences between いよいよ / やっと / ようやく / ついに and とうとう 2013-08-30T22:08:39.903