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Japanese present tense

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If I want to use subject at the beginning of the sentence, what should I do?

Duolingo just taught us for first subject "I" like :

私は食べます。(わたしはたべます。)

I want to know if these are true of not?

彼女は食べます。(かのじょはたべます。)

彼は食べます。(かれはたべます。)

我々は食べます。(われわれはたべます。)

君はは食べます。(きみははたべます。)

あなた達は食べます。(あなただはたべます。)

彼らは食べます。(かれらはたべます。)

July 10, 2017

4 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Nusete
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All these are true. But I would like to precise which ones are formal and which ones not. I: 私 You (singular): 君 (informal), あなた (formal) He: 彼 She: 彼女

We: 私達, 我々(formal) You (plural): 君達 (informal), あなた達 (formal) They: 彼ら

There are also some other words for 'I' like 僕, 俺 (these are mostly use by males and the same with 'we': 僕達, 俺達. They are informal. Some girls say あたし instead of 私.

July 10, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Faisane
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Sofia, when you use kanji, especially ones that are not used in the course, would you mind giving the kana too? That would make it easier for me (and maybe others?) to look up unknown words.

July 10, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Sofia_Williams
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OK, I'll do it :)

July 10, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Faisane
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それは すごい。

July 10, 2017
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