JLPT N5 Grammar (yo)


you know; emphasis (ending particle)

How to use

end of sentence + よ
yo よ particle jlpt n5 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: (yo). Meaning: The particle よ is used at the end of a sentence to emphasize what you are saying. It is mostly used in spoken Japanese.

Example A) よ

  • おいしい
  • oishii .
  • This is really tasty! (you should try it)

Example B) よね

よ (yo) can be combined with to ask for confirmation or agreement.

  • おいしい
  • oishii .
  • This is really good, isn’t it?

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- Example Sentences

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Example #1

iku yo.
Let's go!
Example #2

chotto, matte yo!
Wait a second!
Example #3

genki o dase yo.
Cheer up.
Example #4

aishiteiru yo.
I love you!
Example #5

ganbaru yo.
I'll do my best!
Example #6

neru jikan desu yo.
It's time for bed.
Example #7

kimi ni ii shirase ga aru yo!
I have some good news for you!
Example #8

kuruma de kuru yotei desu yone?
You plan to come by car, right?
Example #9

ie made kuruma de okuru yo.
I'll drive you home.
Example #10

moeru gomi to moenai gomi no kubetsu mo yoku wakaranai yone.
It's difficult to tell the difference between burnable and non-burnable garbage, isn't it?

Vocabulary List

行くいくto go
待つまつto wait
元気がんきenergy; feeling good
出すだすto release
頑張るがんばるto work hard; do one's best
寝るねるto sleep
知らせしらせnotice; news
送るおくるto send
来るくるto come
燃えるゴミもえるごみburnable garbage
燃えないゴミもえないごみnon-burnable garbage
分かるわかるto understand

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