|"Desu" I am, you are, he is, she is, it is, we are, they are|
|The verb does not change with the person in Japanese
language and it always comes at the end of a sentence.
"Desu" can mean I am, you are, he is, she is, it is, we
are, and they are. It is easy to find out which of these
meanings according to the sentence or the context.
|I am Tanaka
Watashi wa Tanaka desu
(subject) (object) (verb)
|Anata wa Tanaka-san desu
(You are Mr/Mrs Tanaka)
(I) am a student
(She) is an office worker
(He) is an American
|You can omit subject when the subject is obvious from
the context and the Japanese often leave out subject.
|Go on to "ka" Click me|
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