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    Something tells me that the average Japanese...

    Something tells me that the average Japanese considers manju to be a dessert/snack. Even though niku-man is basically short for niku-manju, I'm pretty sure Japanese people just see it as "the name"...
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    Yeah, that drives me crazy when I have to listen...

    Yeah, that drives me crazy when I have to listen to them say shit like that on the trains after work. It's so low-lifey to say さ after every half-sentence! Speaking of which, my 課長 basically speaks...
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    Re: Post the Japanese you learn today here

    Well, if every other prime minister in the world is the Chair of the Diet, then yeah I can see where you're coming from! ;)
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    That not exactly right. That's for the Japanese...

    That not exactly right. That's for the Japanese Prime Minister only.

    Prime Minister is actually 首相(しゅしょう)
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    The revolving wood horse, I love it! :lol:

    The revolving wood horse, I love it! :lol:
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    Re: Post the Japanese you learn today here

    We called it "ring n' run" or "nikky-nikky nine-doors"
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    HAHAHA, that's hilarious. :lol: Literally "eight...

    HAHAHA, that's hilarious. :lol:
    Literally "eight stacks of teeth".
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    Notice that everything you said has an underlying...

    Notice that everything you said has an underlying meaning of "affixing" something. Hence the versatile nature of 付ける.
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    Hahaha, I was totally like "what the hell?!" when...

    Hahaha, I was totally like "what the hell?!" when I read it.
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    Yeah, you're right on that one. 挿入する is...

    Yeah, you're right on that one. 挿入する is definitely a transitive word, whereas 入り込む is intransive. Although the meanings are basically the same, I think 入り込む has more of a "follow through" nuance due...
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    This is also widely said as: 挿入する(そうにゅう) ...

    This is also widely said as: 挿入する(そうにゅう)



    It's easier if you just say: ~を伸ばす(のばす)
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    thanks ali, I put those up there in case anyone...

    thanks ali, I put those up there in case anyone was wondering what the two most commonly used words were. i see you did the same, good man.
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    Re: Post the Japanese you learn today here

    I learned a couple more baseball terms today (after our harsh 7-0 loss).

    安打(あんだ)ー basehit (already knew this one listening to news on the radio about Ichiro all the time)
    打率(だりつ)- batting average...
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