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Flashcards in Volume 3 (11 - 15) Deck (5)
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 Incomplete Group Particle

 

  • Can be used to link nouns in an incomplete list and so is used to say etc.

2

 

だけ (dake)

 

  • Marks limited quantity of something.
  • Used with できる (and other potential form verbs) to mean as - as possible.

3

 

しか (shika)

 

  • Marks extent or limit (usually one which causes trouble for the speaker).
  • Emphasises negation and anything above a limit meaning it can be used in the negative form.

4

 

ほど (hodo)

 

  • Marks degree or extent of something.
  • Marks an approximate number of a length of time.
  • Marks greater element in a negative comparision.

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より (yori)

 

  • Marks lesser element in a positive comparison.
  • From - (when closing a private letter).