Japanese Sentences

Definition:The Sentences are groups of words that are used together to express a certain idea; in Japanese the sentence have a special structure you can see below.

General Form

Subject + Complement + Verb
For example in the sentence: I play soccer

in Japanese this are: 私 は サ ッ カ ー を す る (Watashi wa sakka o suru)

  • (Watashi) = I

  • サ ッ カ ー(sakka) = Soccer

  • す る(suru) = Play

  • and

  • (wa) = This word is put after the subject for indicate who is the subject

  • (o) = This word is put after the subject for indicate who is the Complement


Examples:
  • Miguel eats cake in the morning.
  • ミ ゲ ル 、 午 前 中 に ケ ー キ 食 べ る
  • Migeru wa, gozen-chū ni kēki o taberu.

  • You play the guitar very well.
  • あ な た 非 常 に よ く ギ タ ー 弾 く
  • Anata wa hijō ni yoku gitā o hiku.

  • She danced all at night.
  • 彼 女 夜 に す べ て 踊 っ た
  • Kanojo wa yoru ni subete o odotta.



Interrogative Form

For the interrogative form in Japanese you must add the word ka to finish of sentence.
Subject + Complement + Verb + ka

Examples
  • Juan is here?
  • フ ア ン は こ こ で す
  • Fuan wa kokodesu ka?

  • Do you like chocolate?
  • あ な た は チ ョ コ レ ー ト が 好 き で す
  • Anata wa chokorēto ga sukidesu ka?

  • What time is it?
  • 今 何 時 で す
  • Ima nan-jidesu ka?



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