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by Maarsch
Wed Feb 16, 2011 4:41 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: 日本語 (Japanese Practice)
Replies: 552
Views: 199237

Re: 日本語 (Japanese Practice)

Hi, I have a question. I was in Ginza last week and the street was just lined with taxis. Both sides of the street, for blocks and blocks. My comment to the taxi driver was: タクシはたくさんです To which the taxi driver replies はい、タクシは多い I was once taught that たくさん is used for inanimate objects whereas 多い is ...
by Maarsch
Sun Jan 30, 2011 11:39 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Think Before Naming Your Child
Replies: 1622
Views: 352914

Re: Think Before Naming Your Child

I have a cousin who named his kid Arwen.
Naming your kid after a fictional character. Sure. Naming your kid after an Elvish Princess, sure. Pitting your kid against Liv Taylor's looks, sure.

But naming your son Arwen?
by Maarsch
Fri Jan 21, 2011 1:31 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: 한국어 연습 (Korean Practice)
Replies: 56
Views: 41047

Re: 한국어 연습 (Korean Practice)

I'll drag this old thread up as my first post I suppose. Been in Korea quite a while, but now that I've graduated I finally have time to learn it. I'm using Rosetta stone, a French-Korean language exchange (No, I don't speak French, my partner does) a friendly neighbour and some weigook friends that...

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