JLPT N5 Grammar (o / wo )


object marker particle

How to use

o wo を particle jlpt n5 grammar meaning 文法例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: (o / wo). Meaning: object marker particle. The particle を is used to indicate the target of a verb, and is therefore called the “object marker”.

The standard pattern for use is:

  • NounVerb
  • 食べる。
  • niku taberu.
  • To eat meat

In this example, を is marking the preceding noun (meat) as the subject for the verb (to eat).

The romaji version is commonly written as just “o”, but is more of a “wo” sound.

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Example #1

nihongo o benkyou shiteimasu.
I am studying Japanese.
Example #2

nihongo o hanashimasu.
I speak Japanese.
Example #3

kyou wa asagohan o tabemasen deshita.
Today, I didn't eat breakfast.
Example #4

mou shukudai o shimashita.
I already did my homework.
Example #5

mainichi ranningu o shimasu.
I go running every day.
Example #6

sakana o tabeta koto ga nai.
I've never eaten fish before.
Example #7

maishuu atarashii kanji o manabu.
I learn new kanji characters every week.
Example #8

piza o taberu no ga daisuki da.
I love to eat pizza.

Vocabulary List

食べるたべるto eat
日本語にほんごJapanese langauge
話すはなすto speak
毎週まいしゅうevery week
学ぶまなぶto learn

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