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by ss
Thu 02.17.2011 9:53 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello there everyone.
Replies: 2
Views: 925

Re: Hello there everyone.

Hello and welcome!
by ss
Tue 02.15.2011 12:07 am
Forum: 日本語の練習 (Practice Japanese)
Topic: Palindromes★
Replies: 6
Views: 5639

Re: Palindromes★

素晴らしいスパらしい~
by ss
Tue 02.15.2011 12:04 am
Forum: 日本語の練習 (Practice Japanese)
Topic: Jokes that don't translate
Replies: 29
Views: 17102

Re: Jokes that don't translate

I thought it was a "lipstick". You know, there are many colors, and I do keep a brown lipstick in my bag, sometimes.
by ss
Mon 02.14.2011 11:55 pm
Forum: 日本語の練習 (Practice Japanese)
Topic: Jokes that don't translate
Replies: 29
Views: 17102

Re: Jokes that don't translate

NileCat wrote:
Furrykef wrote:
Don't forget to answer mine from earlier:

Q: 茶色のくっつくものは、何という?
A: 棒。
What is brown and sticky?
A stick.
:think:
Furrykef, what's the answer?
by ss
Mon 02.14.2011 11:18 pm
Forum: 日本語の練習 (Practice Japanese)
Topic: Let's Play
Replies: 2859
Views: 670800

Re: Let's Play

糸車
いとぐるま

Spinning wheel
by ss
Mon 02.14.2011 11:13 pm
Forum: 日本語の練習 (Practice Japanese)
Topic: How many languages can you speak?
Replies: 34
Views: 46170

Re: How many languages can you speak?

たぶん私のしゃべれるレベル度は:
英語と中国語はもちろん5
日本語3ぐらい
スペイン語2 (忘れるところでした)
by ss
Mon 02.14.2011 10:56 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hajimemashite!!
Replies: 2
Views: 1499

Re: Hajimemashite!!

TJPへようこそ、Tyeさん。 はじめまして。

自己紹介の時は「さん」はつけません。

言葉の勉強でたいせつなことは楽しく勉強することだと思います。がんばってくださいね。
by ss
Mon 02.14.2011 10:48 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Kind of sort of new?
Replies: 5
Views: 2562

Re: Kind of sort of new?

ハトリちゃん、お帰り~
Welcome back, Hatori.

How old are you now?
Are you a Chinese teacher? >> 我是老师。。。。
by ss
Tue 11.16.2010 6:46 am
Forum: General off topic
Topic: 日本語 vs 中国語 thread
Replies: 28
Views: 25644

Re: 日本語 vs 中国語 thread

As we all know, Japanese's kanji writing is a mixture of simplified and traditional forms. For example, 頭が痛いから今日学校を休もう。 因为头痛,今天不上学了。 (all simplified) 因為頭痛,今天不上學了。 (all traditional) 豚が公園の中を走ってる。 猪在公园里跑。(all simplified) 豬在公園裡跑。(all traditional) 芸術 艺术 (simplified) 藝術 (traditional) 道元禅師と公案禅 道元禅师与公案禅 (si...
by ss
Tue 11.16.2010 6:35 am
Forum: Grammar Questions and Problems
Topic: Confusion About 「で」
Replies: 13
Views: 4967

Re: Confusion About 「で」

Nilecat wrote : In the following usage, you can assume the で as “te-form of です” (助動詞) その食事のときに使ったのはおはしでご飯を食べました。 But in the following usage, it is a particle. (助詞) 私はいつもおはしでご飯を食べます。 Nilecat-san, you're not adding oil, thank you very much for providing us these two sentences, the comparison is helpf...
by ss
Fri 11.12.2010 12:12 am
Forum: Grammar Questions and Problems
Topic: Confusion About 「で」
Replies: 13
Views: 4967

Re: Confusion About 「で」

We had a "friendly" argument in the chat the other day about the particle 「で」。 Someone thought that (for example in this sentence) 「おはしでご飯を食べます」 the 「で」 here was not a particle, it's te-form of です。 We had the problem resolved anyway, my intention of bringing this up is just to clarify that, there ar...
by ss
Thu 11.11.2010 11:26 pm
Forum: Grammar Questions and Problems
Topic: Formation of Verbs
Replies: 4
Views: 2229

Re: Formation of Verbs

I hadn't heard the ~masu (polite/formal) form referred to as the long-form before.
主税さん、 
Learners of Japanese who use Genki series textbooks might remember the term "long form" and "short form"   :dance:
by ss
Thu 11.11.2010 11:16 pm
Forum: General off topic
Topic: a good chinese forum?
Replies: 12
Views: 7164

Re: a good chinese forum?

Furrykef wrote : If I understand correctly, in English, the difference between "B" and "P" (as well as "D" and "T") is voicing as well as aspiration, whereas in Chinese, it's only aspiration, and both are unvoiced. Yes, Furrykef, you're right, I think. I'm not sure how to describe it since everyone...
by ss
Tue 11.09.2010 6:13 am
Forum: General off topic
Topic: a good chinese forum?
Replies: 12
Views: 7164

Re: a good chinese forum?

Adriano, 你好! Have you visited this page before? Pinyin Pronunciation b - p, d - t.. sounds exactly like English pronunciation, b for "bull", p for "pull" (please listen to this sound file ) , d for "den", t for "ten" b - bi4 必 bu4 布 p - pi4 劈 pu4 瀑 d - di4 地 du2 读 t - ti4 踢 tu2 图 Difficult to explai...
by ss
Tue 11.09.2010 6:08 am
Forum: Grammar Questions and Problems
Topic: ~といったところです
Replies: 6
Views: 3764

Re: ~といったところです

Michael_SD wrote : Furthermore, it's due to my lack of experience, but the next two clauses, プレイスメントの成績も悪くなかったし and 文法もちゃんとしているから seem to contradict one another. I can't reconcile one with the other. I don't see any contradiction here.   :think: ①プレイスメントの成績も悪くなかったし, ②文法もちゃんとしているから Notice the 「し」 an...