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An Introduction to Japanese Particles: (は, が, に, へ, で, を)

Japanese particles are among the most fascinating and important to your understanding of the language. Particles are suffixes – they attach themselves right after words (nouns, verbs, and adjectives) and phrases in the sentence. Think of a Japanese sentence as being built out of separate blocks of information. Particles work as the glue and the … Read more