Japanese Questions and Answers

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I don't understand this achievement

  I was doing my drills when it said I got the achievement of getting on the leaderboards. I checked the leaderboards to see where I was bu...

XV-Anarchist-VX
Answered 4 years ago


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Why is し used after そうだ in this sentence?

In the lesson" Never give-up you can do it"  there is the following sentence: かんじも1000こいじょう書けるそうだし I tried to look back...

yu yu san
Answered 4 years ago


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Word for developing a skill

  If I want to say "I want to improve my speaking skills", would "Hassei ga migakitai" be correct?

Aki
Answered 4 years ago


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Does potential form work the same way in english?

Recently I learnt how to do potential form, and a drill came up that went 今日、負けられない Today, I can't lose If someone said that in...

Aki
Answered 4 years ago


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Ultimate Review

Is there a way to review or drill EVERYTHING we've learned? I've been doing this for quite some time so that would be really beneficial for...

番長
Answered 4 years ago


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Finding out answers to my comments

Is there a way where I can see my comments I left in "comment" section with each lesson? I actually sometimes have relevant questions, but t...

funnyjokes
Answered 4 years ago


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Lesson comments

Hi, can I still leave a comment, question ater reading a lesson? I mean right under the lesson. I dont see that option anymore...I am using...

funnyjokes
Answered 4 years ago


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は vs. わ

Is there a relatively easy way to determine which symbol should be used to write the "wa" sound? On a similar topic, Is there a good way to...

funnyjokes
Answered 4 years ago


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Counting small animals

  Hello, I'm just going through the lesson ま means nothing and I'm getting a bit confused with the pronounciations of some of the small-an...

Aki
Answered 4 years ago


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Which Katakana Spelling for Violin do You prefer?

Hi! The lesson re small trailing Katakana 'vowels' was very excellent, and the list  of supplementary Katakana is excellent; which Katakan...

Nannette
Answered 4 years ago


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Why do Points Disappear While Active on NihongoMaster?

Hi! While answering & then asking a couple of questions here on NihongoMaster, 60 points just came off the total points! Also, earlier Whi...

XV-Anarchist-VX
Answered 4 years ago


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Has the Top score Badge been Discontinued? Weekly Score now is 31,816 yet no Badge?

Hi! Has the Mount Fuji Top Score Badge been Discontinued? Weekly Total Score now is 31,816 yet no Badge? Was sort of looking forward to th...

shanevea
Answered 4 years ago


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I can't understand this drill on a "[Noun1] より [Noun2] のほうが [Adjective]" comparison

here is a screenshot of the drill:the screenshot is from the quiz, but the drill is from this lesson:https://www.nihongomaster.com/lesson/vi...

Hanshi
Answered 4 years ago


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はやい becomes はやく but why ?     

In the lesson Dos And Don'ts, there is an example sentence:  今日ははやくおきたかち。Why did はやい change to はやく in this sentence? So f...

koki.agata
Answered 4 years ago


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Which Katakana Spelling for Violin do You prefer?

Hi! The lesson re small trailing Katakana 'vowels' was very excellent, and the list  of supplementary Katakana is excellent; which Katakan...

Hanshi
Asked 4 years ago