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ええ or はい?

Is there a difference between the two words for yes?

October 31, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Strawberry_Sushi

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.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/HatchedSylveon

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


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

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