Let's learn how to make a question.
Sore wa keitai desu ka?
Is that a mobile phone?
Ee. Kore wa keitai desu.
Yes. This is a mobile phone.
Iie. Kore wa keitai janai desu.
No. This is not a mobile phone.
Sore means "that".
There are three words correspond to "This" or "That" in Japanese langauge.
It is Kore, sore and are. The usage of it is as follows;
Ka? is the question marker.
Ee means "Yes" and Iie means "No".
Let's practice the following words.
Let's make sentences and speak it.
|Are wa gakkoo desu ka?|
|Is that a school?|
|Ee. Are wa gakkoo desu.|
|Yes. It is a school.|
|Kore wa Nihon no biiru desu ka?|
|Is this Japanese beer?|
|Ee. Sore wa Nihon no biiru desu.|
|Yes. It is Japanese beer.|
|Sore wa Nihongo no jisho desu ka?|
|Is that a Japanese dictionary.|
|Iie. Kore wa Nihongo no jisho janai desu.|
|No. This is not a Japanese dictionary.|
|Are wa hoteru desu ka?|
|Is that a hotel?|
|Iie. Are wa hoteru janai desu. Are wa depaato desu.|
|No. It is not a hotel. It is a department store.|
Making questions with "What" and "Where", "What is this?"
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