Pronoun Course

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Pronoun Course

Lesson 1: This,That,Which one

In this lesson, I will teach you how to say “this”, “that” and “which one” in Japanese.


How to say “This,That,Which one” in Japanese?

PronounExplanation
これこれ means 【this】 → things close to the talker but far from the listener
それそれ means 【that】 → things close to the listener but far from the talker
あれあれ means 【that】 → things both far from the talker and the listener
どれどれ means 【which one】 → things that you are not sure

Examples:

これはなんですか。
What’s this?

それはわたしのくるまです。
That is my car.

あれはしょです。
That is a dictionary.

どれがきですか。
Which one do you like?

Note:

If you are talking to your superior, You can use こちら/そちら/あちら/どちら instead of これ/それ/あれ/どれ, they are more polite.

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