Let's expand the sentence.
Are wa Nihon no kuruma desu.
That is a Japanese car.
Are means "that".
Nihon means "Japan".
Kuruma means "car".
No is a particle.
When a noun modifies the other noun in order to explain or specify or give the supplementary information,
the particle, no comes between two nouns.
The word order is the [explaining noun] + no + [noun modified].
Let's practice the following words.
Let's practice the following phrases.
|Nihon no kuruma||Japanese car|
|Amerika no eiga||American movie|
|Furansu no wain||French wine|
|Nihon no chizu||map of Japan|
|Kuruma no hon||book on car|
Let's make sentences and speak it.
|Are wa Nihon no kuruma desu.|
|That is a Japanese car.|
|Kore wa Amerika no eiga desu.|
|This is an American movie.|
|Are wa Furansu no wain janai desu.|
|That is not French wine.|
|Kore wa Nihon no chizu janai desu.|
|This is not a map of Japan.|
Let's learn how to make a question.
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