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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

I don't think this is funny.
It was lucky for you that you found it.
We didn't expect it to take this long.
A strike is a mass refusal to work by a body of employees.
Contrary to her tone, Kanou Mai's face was calm. If this level of things angers her every time then she could not possibly get along with Shoko. When she understands there is no fault from her side, she can be tolerant about things.

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

#1 Posted by Mango J-Pop over 10 years ago

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