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comment Are ~つ and ~り the only two counters that can occur with the native Japanese numbers (ひと~, ふた~, etc)?
Yes I think true counters would have to be fairly consistently used over more than just one or two set phrases to qualify.
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asked Are ~つ and ~り the only two counters that can occur with the native Japanese numbers (ひと~, ふた~, etc)?
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revised Reading of 組 as a Counter Word With Numbers
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revised Japanese/Chinese numbers usage timeline
improve english usage a bit. also consistent kind of spaces
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revised What's the best utility for identifying kanji?
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revised Help identifying a low-res kanji
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revised Need to decrypt kanji (image inside)
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comment Are the morphologies of languages based on regular grammars?
And somebody has just posted the Japanese example 知らなくなくなくなくなくなくない - I can't tell you whether the only way to analyse this is as a single inflected verb or if you could also break it into particles and/or auxiliaries, etc. This is the extra dimension you get in languages which don't indicate word breaks in their orthography.
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comment How do I say "before" or "used to" in Japanese?
It's complicated in English too! It's colloquial only and people don't agree on whether it should be "didn't used to" or "didn't use to", or different wordings altogether.
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revised How do I say "before" or "used to" in Japanese?
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comment Counters In Japanese
As well as needing to know which counter to use is it also true that you need to know whether to use the Sino-Japanese or native Japanese numbers? Or are ひと~, ふた~, etc strictly only used with つ?
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revised When is it appropriate to refer to yourself using your name, rather than 私 (or others)?
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comment What kind of Japanese is this?
It at least doesn't seem to be modern Chinese since I can't spot the most common character 的, but one of its older equivalents, 之, seems very common. It might be Classical Chinese, which was once the written language of the entire Sinosphere.
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comment Which is more colloquial for "I have a headache"?
Thanks for asking @helix because I wondered the same thing. It might even be worth a question all its own, how to know when a given new noun should take shimasu/suru vs arimasu/aru.
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revised Are the morphologies of languages based on regular grammars?
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comment Are the morphologies of languages based on regular grammars?
When I asked questions about the number of possible forms of Japanese verbs people seemed to believe that there is no limit because of the possibility of recursion: [1] What is the maximum number of forms a (modern) Japanese verb can take?, [2] How many forms can a Japanese verb take?
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revised What kind of Japanese is this?
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comment Which is more colloquial for "I have a headache"?
Would you use 頭痛 in cases like "I need to buy medicine for my friend's headache"? I think this term appeared on the medicine box, but technical terms are expected there.
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comment Which is more colloquial for "I have a headache"?
Hi again serial anonymous downvoter! It's nice to know you're always watching (-:
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revised What was the most usual and most recent system of writing Korean without any hangul at all?
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