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日本語学習者が日本語を勉強していて、感動すると思われるシーン (私の推測ですが)

ネット等で日本語を勉強していた日本語学習者が、初めて、日本の小説(あるいは日本の新聞でもいいけど)をアマゾンなどで取り寄せて読み始める時。 本を開くと縦書きであることに感動すると思う。 When a Japanese learner is moved I ...
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Nov 21, 2017 20:54
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春はあけぼの。ようよう白くなりゆく山ぎは、少しあかりて、紫立ちたる雲の細くたなびきたる。

春はあけぼの。やうやう白くなりゆく山際、少し明かりて、紫だちたる雲の細くたなびきたる。 夏は夜。月のころはさらなり、闇もなほ、蛍の多く飛びちがひたる。また、ただ一つ二つなど、ほかにうち光て行くもをかし。雨など降るもをかし。 秋は夕暮れ。夕日の差して山の端いと...
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Nov 17, 2017 15:57 美しい日本語
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それでいいのか? ベテランの、ベテランによる、ベテランのための言語フォーラム

Lang-8とは違って、いくつかの言語フォーラムは、厳格なルールが決められていて、「単なる翻訳や、校正依頼は受け付けない」「過去に重複した質問があれば受け付けない。その過去の質問に対する回答を見なさい」となっていることが良くある。気軽な質問などしようものなら、「質問する前に...
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Nov 16, 2017 10:32
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月日は百題の価格にして行き来う年もまた旅人なり (松尾芭蕉、奥の細道)

月日は百代の過客にして、行かふ年も又旅人也。 舟の上に生涯をうかべ、馬の口とらえて老をむかふる物は、日々旅にして旅を栖とす。 古人も多く旅に死せるあり。 (日本人が、外国で旅行中に病氣をすると大変です。国民皆保険が使えないから医療費が非常に高くなります。旅行保険...
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Nov 16, 2017 01:05 美しい日本語
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祇園精舎の鐘の音、諸行無常の響きあり。沙羅双樹の花の色、盛者必衰の理を表す。(平家物語)

祗園精舎の鐘の声、 諸行無常の響きあり。 娑羅双樹の花の色、 盛者必衰の理をあらは(わ)す。 おごれる人も久しからず、 唯春の夜の夢のごとし。 たけき者も遂にはほろびぬ、 偏に風の前の塵に同じ。 The Gionshyoja Bell sounds li...
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Nov 14, 2017 20:42 美しい日本語
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Which is more reliable, my ears or Google?

Last night, when I was in my office and about to leave, I felt like I heard the sounds of cars going on a wet, puddly road. If it was...
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Nov 9, 2017 13:37
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Gerge H.W. Bosh Called Tramp A 'Blowhard' And Said, 'I Don't Like You'

Then his son said, "I don't like you,either." And began about to fight to him. Then, Sir Alecs Guinness's ghost app...
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Nov 5, 2017 10:51
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A Beautiful Japanese Expression: モカ肥ゆる秋

Nope! The correct version is 馬肥ゆる秋 (uma koyuru aki), which means "the fall when horses become fatter." In the autumn, hors...
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Nov 4, 2017 09:29
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ビアンコロールで辛いダイエット

I wondered what this advertisement was aimed for. It may be aimed for those who are very stoic or masochists. When I read the next l...
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Nov 2, 2017 15:40
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A Beautiful Japanese expression: 面影 (omokage) がある

「ハリーポッターには母親の面影がある。」 ”Harry Potter somehow resembles his mother.” I think 面影がある is a beautiful and elegant Japanese expression. I ...
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Nov 1, 2017 14:00
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Undefined Mantis Found in Okayama

https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20171027-00010007-sanyo-l33 The undefined mantis, Mune-aka-hara-biro-kamakiri (red-chest and broad-...
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Oct 28, 2017 08:24
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Meaning of "Pretty"

Quoted by "American Accent Training" by BARRON'S Note: I changed the bold letters to the capital letters because of the ...
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Oct 23, 2017 09:17
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Maybe Americans feel distaste on this joke except the Lang-8 members.

I just started reading "American Accent Training" and I just found a silly joke. It was aimed at non-native speakers of Americ...
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Oct 18, 2017 09:49
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Quick Question: What do you mean by "to tilt their head upward?"

In case of human, what does it mean? If they are in standing position, does "to tilt their head upward" mean to chin up? ...
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Oct 16, 2017 13:21
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The Thermal Conductivity of Mocha's

It's autumn. The temperature drops. I walked Mocha, my beloved beagle, this morning. She pooped while she was walking as usual....
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Oct 12, 2017 08:06
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I feel awesome this morning!

I feel myself awesome, refreshed, rebooted and incarnated. I feel so because I've just cut my toenails that was long enough to fee...
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Oct 9, 2017 09:27
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Urgent Request to Correct My Victory Speech With native lang

I need your help! I'm busy for preparing my victory speech at the Nobel Prize party next month. As you know, my English is very ba...
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Oct 7, 2017 14:13
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My New Year's Resolution!

It might be a little too early to make a new year's resolution, but I've made up my mind. I will become a second Kazuo Ishigur...
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Oct 6, 2017 19:31
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A Famous Ramen Restaurant Owner Was Arrested for Having Marijuana With native lang

A news report said that a famous Japanese ramen restaurant owner was arrested by the police because he was possessing 1 kg of marijuana i...
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Oct 5, 2017 22:38
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About a Man Continuously Ringing a Bell of the Bicycle

Yesterday morning, I wanted to buy a new computer mouse because the scroll wheel had been broken up. It was about 2 kilometer trip to go...
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Oct 2, 2017 11:37