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Flashcards in Particles (English to Japanese) Deck (15):
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until

made

2

particle indicating the location where an action takes place

de

3

because

kara

4

about, approximately (particle; used of a period, price, amount, etc)

gurai

5

the topic marker

wa

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's, of (particle indicating belonging)

no

7

the question marker

ka

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placed after a noun, o indicates that the noun is the object of the sentence

o

9

also, too, either (particle)

mo

10

with, together with (particle). The particle to means "and" but it does not imply the existance of other people or things.

to

11

When a subject is introduced for the first time, or when the speaker believes the information to be new to the listener, the subject marker ga is used after the noun. Ga sould be used, for instance, when stating that someone or something unknown to your listener is in or at a particular place.

ga

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The role of the preposition "to" In English is played by the particle "ni" in Japanese. Ni is placed after a noun that denotes a place. It indicates the direction of movement with verbs such as ikimasu ("go"), kimasu ("come"), and kaerimasu ("return).

ni

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The particle ya is used for "and" when listing two or more things or people and implying the existance of others.

ya

14

right?, isn't it? (particle)

ne

15

The particle yo is added to the end of a sentence to call attention to information the speaker thinks the other person does not know.

yo