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Use of the Japanese Particles か、よ、わ、and ね

The usage of the Japanese particle か、よ、わ、and ね:

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Okay, I hope you have a good understanding of how to use か、よ、わ、and ね. Let’s just check your understanding real quick with a quiz. Can you translate these sentences?

Try to translate the following sentences. Click on the down arrow to see the answer:

1. I don't know if Pat is a woman or a man.

パットが 女か 男か わかりません。
pattoga onnaka otokoka wakarimasen.

2. As for your trip, are you going to France or Spain?

りょこうは フランスか スペインに 行きますか?
ryokouwa furansuka supeinni ikimasuka?

3. What are you doing?

なにを していますか?
naniwo shiteimasuka?

4. Where are you going?

どこに 行きますか?
dokoni ikimasuka?

5. I'm telling you I know!

しっていますよ!
shitteimasuyo!

6. I'm telling you you are wrong!

ちがいますよ!
chigaimasuyo!

7. (You) speak Spanish, don't you?

スペイン語を 話すね。
supeingowo hanasune.

8. Today is Wednesday, right?

今日は すいようびだね。
kyouwa suiyoubidane.

Cheat Sheet with Usage and JLPT test questions:
N5 Grammar ka, yo, wa, and ne (pdf/101kb)

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