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by Gaijinian
Fri 02.03.2006 1:10 am
Forum: 日本語の練習 (Practice Japanese)
Topic: typing "づ" per IME2000
Replies: 7
Views: 2411

RE: typing "づ" per IME2000

Well, it is in the "T" line, right?
T usually becomes "D"
So...:p:p:p


Although based on sound...:( One would never think "du."
by Gaijinian
Fri 01.20.2006 9:09 pm
Forum: Grammar Questions and Problems
Topic: finally, a serious question.
Replies: 4
Views: 1406

RE: finally, a serious question.

Which is a one word version of what I said...
by Gaijinian
Fri 01.20.2006 4:04 pm
Forum: 日本語の練習 (Practice Japanese)
Topic: Practicing!
Replies: 16
Views: 5310

RE: Practicing!

「はは」 is a 家族?!?! a mother is not a family alone... ははだけで家族になりませんね。 As for the tree one, 人"気"? Cuz than everyone will want their house made out of it, and the "ninKI" tree will be cutt down 人気、かね。やっぱりね、木は人気になっちゃったら、みんな自分の家はその木で作りたくなるんですね。笑 Trees prove that 切る and 斬る mean the same thing:p 木は、切る・斬るという動...
by Gaijinian
Fri 01.20.2006 4:04 pm
Forum: 日本語の練習 (Practice Japanese)
Topic: Practicing!
Replies: 16
Views: 5310

RE: Practicing!

「はは」 is a 家族?!?!
いつも笑っている、家族の1人は誰か。might be better, as a mother is not a family alone...

As for the tree one, 人"気"? Cuz than everyone will want their house made out of it, and the "ninKI" tree will be cutt down

Trees prove that 切る and 斬る mean the same thing:p
by Gaijinian
Fri 01.20.2006 3:51 pm
Forum: Grammar Questions and Problems
Topic: finally, a serious question.
Replies: 4
Views: 1406

RE: finally, a serious question.

http://www.guidetojapanese.org/should.html

I think it is bekarazu in verb form.

"The reality is, in acheaving these goals, an important role could not have been lacking." or somethink. Frickin' vauge...
by Gaijinian
Mon 01.16.2006 6:30 pm
Forum: Grammar Questions and Problems
Topic: AO and AOI both mean blue
Replies: 14
Views: 3393

RE: AO and AOI both mean blue

They can also mean "green."

Stop lights in Japan are Ao, apples are Ao...:(
by Gaijinian
Sun 01.15.2006 1:24 pm
Forum: Grammar Questions and Problems
Topic: Confused with kanji?
Replies: 16
Views: 3614

RE: Confused with kanji?

OK, OK, I know that dropping the okurigana is not uncommon, heh. Anyway, this whole arguement is really off topic-I'm sorry I brought it up. From AJBryant's site-- I hold an MA in Japanese Ha, well, then y'all can ignore me. I'm a 16 year old high school student... 日本に住めたらいいな、と思ってますが、このリンクを見てくださいね・・...
by Gaijinian
Sun 01.15.2006 10:44 am
Forum: Grammar Questions and Problems
Topic: Confused with kanji?
Replies: 16
Views: 3614

RE: Confused with kanji?

mandolin wrote: what you said. Thanks for your little lecture, it was fun. Anyway, I'm not learning from a book, and of obviously I see things all the time that break grammar "rules." Maybe handwritten, tabemono could drop the kana. But try typing it in, and 食物 will not appear (but both 買物 and 飲物do...
by Gaijinian
Sat 01.14.2006 10:34 pm
Forum: 日本語の練習 (Practice Japanese)
Topic: Please correct me
Replies: 31
Views: 8721

RE: Please correct me

Cocoさん、スゴク優しいですね!!!
そんなに詳しく訂正して、支払われるべきでしょう。:p
by Gaijinian
Sat 01.14.2006 10:19 pm
Forum: Grammar Questions and Problems
Topic: Confused with kanji?
Replies: 16
Views: 3614

RE: Confused with kanji?

AJBryant wrote:
Except when 食べ物 is written as 食物, which it often is (though I want to read it as shokubutsu ;)).

Tony
食物=しょくもつ, not "tabemono," or "shokubutsu."
by Gaijinian
Sat 01.14.2006 1:04 am
Forum: Grammar Questions and Problems
Topic: Confused with kanji?
Replies: 16
Views: 3614

RE: Confused with kanji?

I had a few... technicalities in my post... But that was not the point..
I posted this for beginers (as I said earlier)

Denwa is a 和製漢語:|

Things I forgot:
〜つ、〜ち when followed by k s t h - note in particular that h becomes p.
as in やっぱり
〜く、〜き when followed by k.
As in 楽器 gakki
by Gaijinian
Fri 01.13.2006 11:24 pm
Forum: Grammar Questions and Problems
Topic: Confused with kanji?
Replies: 16
Views: 3614

RE: Confused with kanji?

Well, this was intended for beginners.
Plus, you must remember, 日本は、丁寧に基づけている文化、でしょう。
by Gaijinian
Fri 01.13.2006 9:49 pm
Forum: Grammar Questions and Problems
Topic: Confused with kanji?
Replies: 16
Views: 3614

Confused with kanji?

Kanji may seem confusing... For example, you may learn the kanji, 話, is "hanashimasu," but then... it is "wa" in 電話... So, why? Well, as you may know, most Japanese words came from Chinese words (denwa in Chinese DianHua, with the same "kanji."). The word "hua" means "to speak" in Chinese. So, the J...
by Gaijinian
Thu 01.05.2006 9:04 am
Forum: 日本語の練習 (Practice Japanese)
Topic: "tanda" wa nan desu ka?
Replies: 10
Views: 6063

RE: "tanda" wa nan desu ka?

ita no desu.