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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.
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
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
みたいな
Like, Similar to
She is eating like a pig (彼女は豚みたいな食べてる。)
〜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 ...
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
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