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๐Ÿ˜„ ๐Ÿ˜ž ๐Ÿ˜ณ ๐Ÿ˜ ๐Ÿ˜’ ๐Ÿ˜Ž ๐Ÿ˜  ๐Ÿ˜† ๐Ÿ˜… ๐Ÿ˜œ ๐Ÿ˜‰ ๐Ÿ˜ญ ๐Ÿ˜‡ ๐Ÿ˜ด ๐Ÿ˜ฎ ๐Ÿ˜ˆ โค๏ธ๏ธ ๐Ÿ‘
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ใฟใชใ•ใ‚“ใ€
Try making some sentences using the words from this video!

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September 10th, 2013 at 9:20 am
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Sean san


Thanks for your comment! That's a really good question.

The best and basic order would still be [subject] [object] [verb]. But the reversed way [object] [subject] [verb] works too.

As long as verb comes at the end, we don't really pay so much attention to the order of object and subject.


e.g.

ใ„ใ‚„ใช่‡ญใ„ใ‚’ๅฝผๅฅณใฏใ‹ใ„ใ ใ€‚

ๅฝผๅฅณใฏใ„ใ‚„ใช่‡ญใ„ใ‚’ใ‹ใ„ใ ใ€‚


็งใฏใŠ่Œถใ‚’้ฃฒใ‚“ใ ใ€‚

ใŠ่Œถใ‚’็งใฏ้ฃฒใ‚“ใ ใ€‚


Either way is OK, but I recommend you use the first choice just to be safe :thumbsup:


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Sean
August 30th, 2013 at 6:50 am
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In the sample sentence: ใ„ใ‚„ใช่‡ญใ„ใ‚’ๅฝผๅฅณใฏใ‹ใ„ใ ใ€‚ She smelled something bad.

I see the subject and object order is reversed, like saying in conversation in English [you know that bad smell, well that woman over there, she smelled it].


But in the vast majority of Japanese textbooks the examples are provided as [subject] [object] [verb] order. Is the majority of conversation Japanese in that order, or do Japanese often put the object before subject?


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Sean

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August 14th, 2013 at 9:03 pm
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ใƒ†ใ‚ฃใƒˆใ•ใ‚“ใ€

ใชใ‚‹ใปใฉใ€ใ€Œใ‚€ใšใ‹ใ—ใ„ใ€ใฏใ€ใ„ใ„ๆ„ๅ‘ณใ ใฃใŸใ‚“ใงใ™ใญ:smile:

Thank you very much for the clarification! The expression "challenging" is a very useful English

word, which I can't really think of the best translation actually...


To say the example in one sentence, it'd be

ๆ—…่กŒ่€…๏ผˆใŸใก๏ผ‰ใฏใ€ใ†ใฟใฎใŠใจใ‚’ใใใ€ใใ—ใฆใ€ใ‚†ใ†ใฒใ‚’ใ€€ใฟใพใ—ใŸใ€‚

You don't necessarily add ใŸใก after ๆ—…่กŒ่€… because we don't have strict rules on "singular vs plural". :grin:

You can use "te-form" and say

ๆ—…่กŒ่€…๏ผˆใŸใก๏ผ‰ใฏใ€ใ†ใฟใฎใŠใจใ‚’ใใ„ใฆใ€๏ผˆใใ—ใฆใ€๏ผ‰ใ‚†ใ†ใฒใ‚’ใ€€ใฟใพใ—ใŸใ€‚

This one sounds a little bit less formal than the other one.


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ใƒ†ใ‚ฃใƒˆ
August 10th, 2013 at 3:32 am
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ๅฅˆๆดฅๅญๅ…ˆ็”Ÿใ€

ใƒกใƒƒใ‚ปใƒผใ‚ธใ‚ใ‚ŠใŒใจใ†ใ”ใ–ใ„ใพใ—ใŸใ€‚ใ€€ใˆใฃใจใ€I meant the lesson was challenging (muzukashii in a good way). I should have looked up that word or clarified better. ;)


Would you please re-write this example as one, flowing sentence? I have difficulty doing that properly or consistently.


ใ€Œๆ—…่กŒ่€…ใŸใกใฏใ€ใ†ใฟใฎใŠใจใ‚’ใ€€ใใใพใ—ใŸใ€‚ใใ—ใฆใ€ใ‚†ใ†ใฒใ‚’ใฟใพใ—ใŸใ€‚ใ€


Or was this correct? ๆ—…่กŒ่€…้”ใฏใ†ใฟใฎใŠใจใ‚’ใใ“ใˆใŸใ‚†ใ†ใฒใ‚’่ฆ‹ใŸใ€‚Or was I supposed to use the ~TE form?


FYI, I have learned from college classes... I REALLY enjoy japanesepod101 but I realize I have gaps in my learning. So while I discipline myself through the fundamentals again I can't help but think of the intermediate material I learned already. I get confused. :P LOL.


ใ‚ˆใ‚ใ—ใใŠ้ก˜ใ„ใ—ใพใ™ใ€‚ๆฐ—ใ‚’ใคใๆ‰‹ใ€‚

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August 9th, 2013 at 6:58 pm
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ใƒ†ใ‚ฃใƒˆใ•ใ‚“ใ€

ใ‚€ใšใ‹ใ—ใ‹ใฃใŸใงใ™ใ‹ใ€ใ™ใฟใพใ›ใ‚“ใ€‚

ใ‚ใ‹ใ‚‰ใชใ„ใ“ใจใŒใ‚ใฃใŸใ‚‰ใ€ใ„ใคใงใ‚‚ใ—ใคใ‚‚ใ‚“ใ—ใฆใใ ใ•ใ„ใญ๏ผ:wink:

(If you have anything you didn't understand, please ask us anytime!)


ใ‚Œใ„ใฏใ€ใจใฆใ‚‚ใ„ใ„ใงใ™ใ‚ˆ๏ผ

ใ€Œๆ—…่กŒ่€…ใŸใกใฏใ€ใ†ใฟใฎใŠใจใ‚’ใ€€ใใใพใ—ใŸใ€‚ใใ—ใฆใ€ใ‚†ใ†ใฒใ‚’ใฟใพใ—ใŸใ€‚ใ€

(Travellers heard sound of oscen. And they also saw the sunrise.)


Hope that's what you meant:wink:


Natsuko(ๅฅˆๆดฅๅญ),

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August 8th, 2013 at 2:33 pm
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๏ผช๏ฝ๏ฝ๏ฝ๏ฝŽ๏ฝ…๏ฝ“๏ฝ…๏ฝ๏ฝ๏ฝ„๏ผ‘๏ผ๏ผ‘ใ“ใ‚“ใซใกใฏ๏ผ


ใ“ใฎใ˜ใ‚…ใŽใ‚‡ใ†ใฏใกใ‚‡ใฃใจใ‚€ใšใ‹ใ—ใ„ใงใ™ใ‘ใฉใŒใ‚“ใฐใ‚Šใพใ™๏ผ


ใ‚Œใ„ใฏใ€‚ใ€‚ใ€‚


ๆ—…่กŒ่€…้”ใฏใ†ใฟใฎใŠใจใ‚’ใใ“ใˆใŸใ‚†ใ†ใฒใ‚’่ฆ‹ใŸใ€‚


ๅคงไธˆๅคซใงใ™ใ‹ใ€‚ใ€€ใกใŒใ„ใพใ—ใŸใ‹ใ€‚ใ€€


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