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Dark Angel
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こんにちは皆さん!

Post by Dark Angel » Sat 11.18.2006 3:00 pm

Hi everyone. I'm Dark Angel and I'm new to the site. I've been studying Japanese for a while and I'm pretty good at it and when I found this site I almost instantly registered.

I hope I get to better know all of you soon!


Btw, I know I just got here, but I have a little grammar question that I hope some of you can help me on. What does a verb plus ても かまいません mean? Or just the て form plus かまいません?

Cya around the site :D

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Post by Sunken » Sat 11.18.2006 3:17 pm

Hi there! Welcome to tjp! Enjoy your stay!

-てもかまいませんand -てかまいません mean more or less "I don't care if ..." or "It doesn't/won't bother me if..."

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Post by Dark Angel » Sat 11.18.2006 3:25 pm

Hi Sunkenさん。初めまして。 Thanks for the tip. So, this sentence that I got off of the internet "テレビを見たい人は見てもかまいません。" would mean something like "The people who want to watch tv won't care if they watch?" That doesn't make much sense. Or would it more likely mean "I won't care if the people that want to watch t.v. watch it" with the 私 being left out of the sentence?

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Post by hungryhotei » Sat 11.18.2006 5:42 pm

Dark Angel wrote:
"I won't care if the people that want to watch t.v. watch it"
Thats the one. I would prefer "don't mind" though.
Are you aware of this little piece of grammar:
http://www.guidetojapanese.org/haveto.html#part5
天気がいいから、散歩しましょう。

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Post by kanadajin » Sat 11.18.2006 5:54 pm

Whoa major Deja vu. Anyway welcome to TJP :D

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Post by Sumi » Sat 11.18.2006 6:58 pm

Dark Angelさん、TJPへよこそ。
ねえ、あのう、弟さん、ここに遊んじゃだめだよ。あそこは酸があるんだよ。

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Post by flammable hippo » Sat 11.18.2006 11:19 pm

どうぞよろしく。 :p
Two muffins were baking in an oven. One turns to the other and says "sure is hot in here." The other replies "AH TALKING MUFFIN!"

二つのマフィンがオーブンで焼かれていた。片方のマフィンがもう一方のマフィンに向かって、"暑いね”と言った。すると、話しかけられたほうのマフィンは"アッ!喋るマフィンだ!”と驚いた。 :)

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Post by Dark Angel » Sat 11.18.2006 11:21 pm

Hi everybody! Thanks for the replies and ありがとう for that site link Hungryhoteiさん。

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Post by chikara » Sat 11.18.2006 11:37 pm

くらい天使さん、ようこそ!
Don't complain to me that people kick you when you're down. It's your own fault for lying there

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