silvermaple

Vermont

I spent my Junior year of university in Yamaguchi, Japan, and am an off-again-on-again student of the Japanese language.

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awarded Nice Question
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awarded Nice Answer
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awarded Famous Question
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reviewed Edit suggested edit on Can 法王(ほうおう) mean anyone besides the Pope?
Sep
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revised Can 法王(ほうおう) mean anyone besides the Pope?
changed title, added new tag
Sep
25
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Would educated Japanese people without special training be able to understand Buddhist mantras/真言?
Sep
25
reviewed Approve suggested edit on How was Japanese animism referred to before 国家神道 (State Shinto) was created?
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reviewed Close Japanese introduction speech help for an English Teacher
Sep
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revised The correct reading for 血啜の獣斧 and 約束されざる守護の車輪チ
Formatted to a standard question
Sep
21
revised What is the difference between「ものなら」 and 「(の)なら」?
Grammar, formating
Sep
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on Does "こちらのテーブルをお使いいただけます。" mean "I can use the table, and you cannot?"
Sep
20
revised Japanese コ上 meaning in English
Saying thanks isn't needed in this format, it's already implied :)
Sep
19
revised How to say things must be done, but in the past tense?
Made title more generic, replaced signpost with brief discription
Sep
19
revised How to respond to ありがとう?
Very polite, but we don't format questions with sign-offs, your thanks is implied!
Sep
19
comment Are 「〜のは欲しい」 and 「〜のは出来る」 valid alternatives to 「〜たい」and 「られる」?
I think this is a great question for English speakers it seems more natural to phrase it this way, before really internalizing the usage of ~たい and ~られる forms.
Sep
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revised Who is receiving the benefit in this sentence?
Grammar, formating
Sep
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reviewed Close The proper use of ご確認ください
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