TAKOBOTO

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これ, それ, あれ
Meaning
this, that, the other
this is mine, that is yours and the other is anybody's guess.
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Formation
Phrases
それはりんごケーキです。
That is apple cake.
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あれはなにのケーキでしょうか。
I wonder what that cake is [over there] ?
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これはイチゴケーキです。
This is strawberry cake.
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Discussion and comments
The kanji are just given for reference. Kana spelling is normal today.
These words are part of what is called kosoado. The ko, so and a indicate the relation to the speaker, the re turns them into the pronouns for a certain object.
The most important thing to remember is that you cannot these words to say, for example, "I want this apple" = "kore ringo ga hoshii." That is wrong. You can only use them for "I want this."
("this apple" would be "kono ringo")
blutorange
kore : near to speaker
sore : near to spoken to
are : far from both speaker and spoken to
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There are more words than these in the 'set'.
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