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Kanji Transcript
Kana Transcript
Rǀmaii Transcript
Translation
Vocabulary
Grammar Points
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Me Too! And Asking Questions
Beginner Lesson
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ṽሼ 
ᄐሶ ⑳ߪᄐሶߢߔޕ޽ߥߚߪࠕࡔ࡝ࠞੱ
ߢߔ߆ޕ
ࡇ࡯࠲࡯ ߪ޿ޕ⑳ߪࠕࡔ࡝ࠞੱߢߔޕ
ࡇ࡯࠲࡯ ⑳ߪࡇ࡯࠲࡯ߢߔޕ޽ߥߚߪᣣᧄੱ
ߢߔ߆ޕ
৻ᓼ ߪ޿ޕ⑳ߪᣣᧄੱߢߔޕ
߆ߥ߫ࠎ
ߥߟߎ ࠊߚߒߪߥߟߎߢߔޕ޽ߥߚߪ
ࠕࡔ࡝ࠞߓࠎߢߔ߆ޕ
ࡇ࡯࠲࡯ ߪ޿ޕࠊߚߒߪࠕࡔ࡝ࠞߓࠎߢ
ߔޕ
ࡇ࡯࠲࡯ ࠊߚߒߪࡇ࡯࠲࡯ߢߔޕ޽ߥߚ
ߪߦ߶ࠎߓࠎߢߔ߆ޕ
߆ߕߩࠅ ߪ޿ޕࠊߚߒߪߦ߶ࠎߓࠎߢ
ߔޕ
Translation
Natsuko I am Natsuko. Are you American?
Peter Yes. I am American.
Peter I am Peter. Are you Japanese?
Kazunori Yes. I am Japanese.
Rǀmaii
Natsuko Watashi wa Natsuko desu. Anata wa
Amerikajin desu ka?
PƯtƗ Hai. Watashi wa Amerikajin desu.
PƯtƗ Watashi wa PƯtƗ desu. Anata wa Nihoniin
desu ka?
Kazunori Hai. Watashi wa Nihonjin desu.
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Vocabulary - න⺆
Kanji Kana 5ǀPDML English
ࠕࡔ࡝ࠞੱ ࠕࡔ࡝ࠞߓࠎ Amerikajin American
ᣣᧄੱ ߦ߶ࠎߓࠎ Nihonjin Japanese
ࡁ࡞࠙ࠚ࡯ੱ ࡁ࡞࠙ࠚ࡯ߓࠎ NoruwƝiin Norwegian
߽ ߽ mo also (particle)
㕙⊕޿ ߅߽ߒࠈ޿ omoshiroi fun, interesting
ᭉߒ޿ ߚߩߒ޿ tanoshii fun
ᔔߒ޿ ޿ߘ߇ߒ޿ isogashii busy
ኙ޿ ߐ߻޿ samui cold
Today’s grammar point introduces two particles - ka, an interrogative particle, and the particle mo, as used
to express “too, also.”
Forming an interrogative sentence using the ka particle is very straightforward. Just append the ka particle
to a declarative sentence, and it becomes an interrogative. For example:
㧔⑳ߪ㧕ᣣᧄੱߢߔޕ
㧔ࠊߚߒߪ㧕ߦ߶ࠎߓࠎߢߔޕ
㧔Watashi wa㧕Nihonjin desu.
㧔I㧕am Japanese.
㧔⾆ᣇߪ㧕ᣣᧄੱߢߔ߆ޕ
㧔޽ߥߚߪ㧕ߦ߶ࠎߓࠎߢߔ߆ޕ
㧔Anata wa㧕Nihonjin desu ka?
㧔You㧕are Japanese?
In these two sentences, the subjects can be omitted when the meaning is clear from context. In this case, the
only difference would be the particle ka.
Grammar Points
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When two objects share the same property, you can use the additive particle mo to indicate so. The mo par-
ticle can be used in both aIfrmative and negative sentences. Although they have not been introduced yet,
mo replaces the particles wa, ga, and o, and follows other particles. An example:
⑳ߪࡁ࡞࠙ࠚ࡯ੱߢߔޕ
ࠊߚߒߪࡁ࡞࠙ࠚ࡯ߓࠎߢߔޕ
:DWDVKLZD1RUXZƝMLQGHVX
I am Norwegian.
⑳߽ࡁ࡞࠙ࠚ࡯ੱߢߔޕ
ࠊߚߒ߽ࡁ࡞࠙ࠚ࡯ߓࠎߢߔޕ
:DWDVKLPR1RUXZƝMLQGHVX
I am also Norwegian.