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"Ja" in German

Sometimes I see German speakers throwing around ja mid-sentence. Can anyone explain how this works? ( unfortunately I don't have any example sentences )

June 22, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Hannibal-Barkas

sometimes it is just a kind of positive "add-in" like to agree with your own statement : "wir sollten zu Bett gehen, es ist ja auch schon spät" "we ought to go to bed, it's late already, isn't it?"


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So it's basically the German version of ね from what I see. Thanks, that helped.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/karasu4

A great video about so-called 'Modal particles' here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Awhco_VHWE


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