JLPT N5 Grammar (ka~ka)

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Grammar Notes:

Learn Japanese grammar: (ka~ka). Meaning: the particle is used to say “or”. It is used when trying to decide between 2 or more choices.

  • よい悪いわかりません。
  • yoi warui wakarimasen.
  • I’m not sure if this is good bad.

か can also be used as a question marker. See lesson

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- Example Sentences

Each example sentence includes a Japanese hint, the romaji reading, and the English translation.

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Example #1

ashita wa ame ka dou ka wakaranai.
I'm not sure if it will rain or not tomorrow.
Example #2

ocha ka koohii ga nomitai.
I would like to drink tea or coffee.
Example #3

ataru ka hazureru ka.
Hit or miss.
Example #4

yaru ka yaranai ka hayaku kimete kudasai.
Please hurry up and decide if you are going to do it or not.
Example #5

raishuu no getsuyoubi ka kayoubi ni kyouto ni ikimasu.
I'm going to Kyoto next Monday or Tuesday.
Example #6

shinu ka ikiru ka.
Live or die.

Vocabulary List

分かりませんわかりませんto not know
飲むのむto drink
当たるあたるto hit target
外れるはずれるto miss target
早いはやいfast; early
決めるきめるto decide
来週らいしゅうnext week
死ぬしぬto die
生きるいきるto live

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