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expression, particle

Root Words:

to + ha

English Meaning(s) for とは

expression, particle
  1. indicates word or phrase being defined
  2. used for quoting (thoughts, speech, etc.) (indicates contrast or adds emphasis to a negative statement)
  3. with (more emphatic than と)
  4. (not) as much as; (not) so much as (with neg. verb)
  5. the fact that; to think that; such a thing as (indicates surprise, disbelief, anger, etc.; sometimes at sentence end)

Stroke Order Diagrams for とは

Sample Sentences for とは

He would not tell the truth after all.
Life in the country is not always tranquil.
It's a pity that you should leave Japan.
I didn't expect such a nice present from you.
It is kind of you to say so.

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AHHHH... i need a better explaination D:::::::::=

#1 Posted by Mango J-Pop over 9 years ago

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