18. Basic Sentence Patterns

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Hanna さん

こんにちは。Thanks for posting! :smile:

Have a great day!
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あれはおにです。 :smile: :smile:
:heart: :heart: I love this lesson.^.^ ^.^ :heart: :heart:

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Hayden san,
Both are translated monster.
However, I will give you examples which show differences.
Gozilla is a popular monster. ゴジラはにんいのあるかいじゅうです。

Children love to play monster. こどもたちはかいじゅうごっこがすきです。

A mansion rumored to be haunted (by ghost) ばけものがでるといううわさのやしき

He is an iron man to be able to act like that at the age of ninety.

Bakemono is sometimes used like ghost and to people.

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avatar Hayden

What is the difference between “Kaijuu” and “Bakemono” then if they both mean “monster”?

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Robert san,
Konnichiwa. :smile:
We have a rule, the longer the more polite.
Kochiwa is longer than kore so it’s more polite than the other.
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Is kore, sore, are, dore formal or informal
and what about kochira, sochira, achira, dochira as well.

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Jon Yodice san, Ian san and NEKO san,

Thank you for the posts.
Oni usually means ogre devil and demon.
Yes, kaijuu is monster! :smile:

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avatar Ian

Kawaii desu ne!!!! That’s a monster!!!!!! I thought that oni was demon? Also is kaiju monster? :thumbsup: : :laughing:

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That’s a monster! 0__o :heart: :heart: :heart:

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