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ええ or はい?

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Is there a difference between the two words for yes?

October 31, 2017

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According to my very limited research, "はい" is used as a more formal way of saying yes where "ええ" is used in less formal situations.

October 31, 2017

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Pretty much. It's like comparing "yes" to "yeah" or "uh-huh."

October 31, 2017

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Uh-huh!

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https://forum.duolingo.com/comment/27499061 => Different points between ええ , はい, and うん

October 31, 2018
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