Japanese grammar dictionary

Japanese か grammar ka
Japanese か grammar ka

Let’s learn Japanese か grammar ka :

JLPT level : N5

Formation :

Question word+…+か

Meaning and how to use :

1. To be used to turn a sentence into a question, and then make it a part of another sentence.
Only used with: Question words (Wh)+…+か

For example

Ima ha nan ji da ka shitte i masu ka.
Do you know what time it is now?

sakki dare ga koko ni denwa shi ta ka wakari mase n.
I don’t know who had phoned me before.

2. Describe the meaning “something, someone, place, position (base on the question word),…” that is unclear, incorporeal, or is uneccessary to say.
Only used with: Wh+…+か

For example

kono hanashi ha itsuka kun to hanashi ta daro u.
maybe I have told you that story at some point.

watashi ha omae tachi no otousan ni deau tokoro ha saitama ken no doko ka desu yo.
I met your father somewhere in Saitama comic.

3. Describe an unclear number, not so large.
Only used with: 何+counting unit+か/いくつか

For example

kono sakka no shousetsu o nan satsu ka kashi te yo. Hontou ni kechi da ne.
Lend me these books. What a stingy person.

otoko de aru ijou biru ha nan hon ka noma nakya nara nai.
If you are a man, you are supposed to be able to drink certain bottles of beer.

Related structures :

か~か ka~ka
か~かで ka~kade
かどうか kadouka
か~ないか ka~naika
か ka
からか karaka
せいか seika

above is Japanese か grammar ka. if you don’t understand the signs we used in fomation, you can find their meaning here : signs used in Japanese grammar structures.

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