18. Basic Sentence Patterns

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Hayden san,
Konnichiwa.
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.
90さいであんなえんぎができるなんて、あの人はばけものだ。

Bakemono is sometimes used like ghost and to people.

Yuki 由紀
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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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avatar Robert

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 NEKO

LOL ‘ARE WA ONI DESU’ XD

avatar Ian

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

avatar Jon Yodice

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

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GSuginoさん こんにちは。
Thanks for letting us know the typo!!
I’ve fixed them.
We’re glad to hear that you enjoy our lessons.
Stay tuned!

Motoko
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avatar GSugino

Noted Misspelling in kanji in the lesson 18 basic sentence patterns for “senbei” - rice cracker: せんべい
これは、せいべいです。
This is a “seibei”.
enjoying the courses
Thnx

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