Post Reply Sentence Finals
Posted 12/12/08


Sentence finals

FEMENINE:
wa - gives a distinctly soft effect

wa yo – informative

wa ne - ne is a tag question roughly meaning "don't you agree?" It is sometimes placed at the beginning, rather than the end of sentences and functions to soften.
no - gives a distinctly soft effect; used by kids

no yo - informative/assertive

no ne - explanatory/tag question

kashira – I wonder


MASCULINE:
kai - masculine form of the question marker ka

zo - emphatic/informative

ze - emphatic/informative

yo - emphatic/informative; also used by women, but women often soften by adding wa.

kana – I wonder

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