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〜が
but
I know him but we've never met.
〜に
(location marker, time marker, direction marker)
There's a dog in that car.
より
more ____
Don't you know a better method?
いくら (幾等)
how much
How much is a postcard?
〜で
by means of, by, [action] at a place
I came by car.
〜ね
isn't it?
Isn't this nice!
〜が
(subject marker)
There is a television in the kitchen.
〜だ
The 'copula' : expresses conditions. X is Y.
I'm English.
少し, すこし
a bit...
A bit cold
何, なに
What
What will you have?
〜も
also
this is also mine
そう
Looks like
Looks like snow will fall
まで
till, to
Opening hours are 9am to 5pm.
〜を
'object marker' (also shown as 'o') 目的
That [←marked by object marker] please.
〜始める, 〜はじめる
to begin/start VERB-ing
I started reading yesterday.
てから
after
From 9 to 5.
〜は
'topic marker' (also shown as 'wa')
X wa Y desu : X is Y
〜に
to, from (indirect object marker)
I was given this by my mother.
から
because
〜の
's, of
Fred's car. / Dixon of Dock Green
〜も
(with -ve) neither ... nor , also not, either
That isn't mine either.
どうして
why?, what for?
Why didn't you come?
けれども
but, however
It rained, but everybody enjoyed themselves.
でも
but
I'd like to make it easier to use but still not use frames.
〜か
? (basic question particle)
Is this your book?
〜へ
indicates direction of verb. Also pronounced 'e'
I will go abroad next year.
ので
because, and
これ(此・是・之・惟)、それ(其), あれ(彼), これ, それ, あれ
this, that, the other
this is mine, that is yours and the other is anybody's guess.
〜たい
I want to (verb)
netai: I want to sleep
ないで
without
"I went to school without eating breakfast."
つもり (積もり・積り)
One's intention; conviction; belief
I intend to do that; I am convinced that ...
頂きます, いただきます
to receive
から〜まで
from ... until
from spring until autumn
しかし (然し・併し)
However, but
But now things have changed a lot.
以上, いじょう
exceeding, above
More than two hours
を中心に, をちゅうしんに
center on, in the middle of
the center of our discussion
〜時, 〜とき
when
when i was in japan
前に, まえに
before [action]
before going to the UK
に反して, にはんして
against, contrary to
contrary to expectations
〜なのに
but, although (contrast, surprising)
It's summer but it's cold.
ばかり
just (just recently) / nothing but
I just bought it / you do nothing but play around
だろう
is, would be, probably is; isn't it?
I guess it will rain today
に限って, にかぎって
of all the ... / especially / only / just
our child of all children / especially our child
たら
if, when (verb form)
When I wake up
で・に・前, で・に・ まえ (de - ni -mae)
time and place prepositions at in on
On Friday at 3pm
っぽい
-like
It is a child-like expression.
〜の
? (sentence ending particle - question) [F]
What is it you don't get?
訳, わけ
meaning; reason; circumstances
And by that reasoning ...
に従って; に従い, にしたがって; にしたがい
following; in accordance with; as 〜, accordingly; in proportion to
As our income increases, our expenditure increase accordingly.
くれる (呉れる)
to give me, to do for me, I was given
The teacher gave me a book to help me in my studies. // Would you please write this in Kanji for me?
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