JLPT N3 Grammar (kke)

Meaning

a casual suffix to confirm something you are trying to remember

How to use

Verbっけ
Noun + (だ / だった)
な-adjective + (だ / だった)
い-adjective + かった
kke っけ jlpt n3 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: (kke). Meaning: a casual suffix to confirm something you are trying to remember.

This is a particle used in conversational Japanese to indicate that the speaker is trying to remember something and ask for confirmation.


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Example #1

つぎのテストっていつだっけ?
tsugi no tesuto tte itsu dakke?
When is the next test again?
Example #2

あなたのたんじょうび、いつだったっけ?
anata no tanjoubi, itsu datta kke?
When was your birthday again?
Example #3

どこにすんでいるんだっけ?
doko ni sundeiru n dakke?
Where did you live again?
Example #4

じこしょうかいしたっけ?
jiko shoukai shita kke?
Have I already introduced myself?
Example #5

なんのはなしをしていたっけ?
nan no hanashi o shiteita kke?
What were we talking about again?
Example #6

だれだっけ?
dare dakke?
Who were you again? (I can't seem to remember)
Example #7

とうきょうへいくのは、らいしゅうだったっけ?
toukyou e iku no wa, raishuu datta kke?
When were you going to Tokyo again, was it next week?
Example #8

あのかしゅのなまえはなんといいましたっけ?
ano kashu no namae wa nanto iimashita kke?
What was that singer's name again..?

Vocabulary List

KanjiKanaEnglish
だれwho
はなしconversation; story
東京とうきょうTokyo
来週らいしゅうnext week
確かたしかIf I remember correctly

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