The particle か

When you want to ask a question, simply put the particle か (ka) at the end of the sentence.

 

 

はい : Yes いいえ : No

The answer to a yes/no question usually starts with はい(hai) or いいえ (iie). はい(hai) means “Yes”  and いいえ (iie) means“No ”.

 

 

 

なに : Interrogative pronoun “What”

なに(nani) is an interrogative pronoun which means“What”. Before d, t, and n sounds, なに(nani) becomes なん(nan).

 

 

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