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JLPT N4 Author: Amatuka
'topic marker' (also shown as 'wa')
X wa Y desu : X is Y
See also
Mr. Tanaka is a university student.
#623 Author: Amatuka

I am Michael.
#5241 Author: eastmael

The apple is green.
#5891 Author: joe

Where is everyone from? Minna san wa doko desu ka?
#7818 Author: Rinji_HalfElf

I am American. Watashi wa amerikanjin desu.
#7819 Author: Rinji_HalfElf

We are Martians. Watashi tachi wa kaseijin desu.
#7820 Author: Rinji_HalfElf

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