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Demonstratives: The Ko-so-a-do Series

Demonstratives are words like “this” and “that”, which derive their meaning from context (spacial, in this case). They include determiners, which modify nouns, pronouns, which which take the place of a noun or noun phrase, and proadverbs, which represent concepts … Continue reading

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Question Words

This lesson introduces Japanese question words, the equivalent of English who, what, where, when, why, and how. Recommended background: Questions and Negation – introduces the question marker ka, yes-no questions What is it? The Japanese word for “what” has two … Continue reading

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