Questions tagged [discussion]

The question you're asking is designed to solicit opinions or best-practices on a particular topic, with the goal of reaching community consensus.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
2
votes
3answers
105 views

What should the site colourscheme be?

We've already began discussing the new logo. In that discussion some of the answers including my own blurred into the topics of overall theme and colourscheme but I think it's cleaner to separate ...
2
votes
1answer
95 views

Severe rendering issue in some fonts - what happened?

Looks like my latest answer caused trouble for some people (see revisions for details.) I'm so sorry about that! So the edit says that somebody removed the bolding of kanji (which was on the word 羽織)...
2
votes
1answer
91 views

Spoken corpora resources

Can you recommend any downloadable Japanese audio database? Preferably with a free license but commercial will do as well.
2
votes
1answer
121 views

Let's get critical: Dec 2013 Site Self-Evaluation

We all love Japanese Language Stack Exchange, but there is a whole world of people out there who need answers to their questions and don't even know that this site exists. When they arrive from Google,...
2
votes
1answer
289 views

What is the best way to deal with troll

Suddenly, about thirty of my answers were downvoted: https://japanese.stackexchange.com/users/458/sawa?tab=reputation. It looks like it was done by a single user, given the fact that these ...
1
vote
2answers
77 views

Write some katakana combination on os X with kotoeri

I am seeking the keystroke required to write correctly the following katakanas : WO as in スター・ウォーズ (Star Wars from english) TI as in ティラミス (tiramisù from italiano ) DI as in ディズニー (Disney from ...
1
vote
2answers
5k views

Which font variants to use for typing Japanese (SC, TC, N variants)

I'm using Mac OS X (Mavericks) which ships with a large selection of Asian fonts. Most of them come in two versions, labelled SC and TC. After a bit of head scratching, I realized they stand for ...
1
vote
3answers
50 views

Community Promotion Ads — 2019 [duplicate]

2019 is here! And with the new year, as usual, comes a new iteration of Community Promotion Ads! Let’s refresh these for the coming year :) What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads ...
1
vote
1answer
100 views

How do I learn which verb to use with an object?

How do I learn which verb to use with an object? For example, how do I learn that when you're eating a soup, you shouldn't use "食べる", like you would in English, but instead "飲む"? And that you use "飲む"...
1
vote
1answer
50 views

Consolidate “Word-choice” and “Usage” tags

Should these tags be consolidated, or are they two separate entities?
-4
votes
3answers
240 views

Site name “Japanese Language and Usage” is illogical [duplicate]

The site name “Japanese Language and Usage” sounds like a logical error to me, and it should be changed to either “Japanese Language and Its Usage” or simply “Japanese Language.” I can parse the ...
-6
votes
2answers
266 views

Japanese updated site theme is ready for testing!

As part of implementing the new unified themes across the network, we're gradually rolling out updated site themes for each site. As of today, we have enabled your updated site theme for testing. If ...
-11
votes
7answers
346 views

is it ok if we have an option to indicate something along the lines of “please only reply if you are a native speaker”

Related to my previous suggestion: We should have a way to know if someone is a native speaker. I was wondering is it ok if we have an option to indicate something along the lines of "please only ...

1 2 3
4