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How To Form A Sentence In Japanese (For Beginners)

Definition: The Sentences are groups of words that are used together to express a certain idea; in Japanese the sentence have a special structure you can see below.

General Form

Subject + Complement + Verb For example in the sentence: I play soccer

in Japanese this are: (Watashi wa sakka o suru)

  • (Watashi) = I

  • (sakka) = Soccer

  • (suru) = Play

and

  • (wa) = This word is put after the subject for indicate who is the subject

  • (o) = This word is put after the subject for indicate who is the Complement

Examples:

  • Miguel eats cake in the morning.

  • Migeru wa, gozen-chū ni kēki o taberu.

  • You play the guitar very well.

  • Anata wa hijō ni yoku gitā o hiku.

  • She danced all at night.

  • Kanojo wa yoru ni subete o odotta.

Interrogative Form

For the interrogative form in Japanese you must add the word ka to finish of sentence.

Subject + Complement + Verb + ka

Examples

  • Juan is here?

  • Fuan wa kokodesu ka?

  • Do you like chocolate?

  • Anata wa chokorēto ga sukidesu ka?

  • What time is it?

  • Ima nan-jidesu ka?


Author: Ichika
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