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Sentence ending particle “yo”

today23/6月/20

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“Yo” indicates mild emphasis when the speaker is very sure of what she or he is saying.


このクッキーとてもおいしいですよ。

This cookie is delicious. ( so I recommend this cookie. )


It is often used to convey informarion which the listener doesn’t know.

パーティは何時なんじからですか。→ 3時からですよ。

What time does the party start? → It starts at 3:00. 


You can use “yo” to get someone’s attention.

ばんごはんですよ!  Dinner’s ready!!



“Yo” can also be used when the speaker is making a judgment, so be careful not to put too much stress on it, and do not overuse it; otherwise you might sound aggressive.


Musical song in Japanese2

today08/6月/20

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If you are a musical theatre fan and also interested in Japanese lauguage, I found another “stay home musical video ” in Japanese.


日本語でミュージカルのうたをきいてみましょう。


Seasons of Love from “RENT”

Five hundred twenty five thousand six hundred  日本語で言えますか?

わたしはこの歌が大好だいすきです。

Sentence ending particle “ne”

today03/6月/20

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” Ne ” indicates agreement, confirmation or sympathy.


暑いあつです。→ そうです 。 It is hot, isn’t it? → Yes, it is.( I think so, too )


レッスンは4月からです 。The lesson will start from April, am I right?


It can also soften a request.


また連絡れんらくしてください。また連絡して。 Please contact me again. (please keep in touch )


Sometimes the speaker will use ” ne ” in a monologue: in this case it indicates the speaker’s subjective reflection, trying to reach back into memories or thought.


日本にほんものなにがいちばんきですか。Among Japanese food, what do you like the best?

そうです…(Let me see…) おこのきが大好だいすきです。 I love Okonomiyaki.