Japanese Particles - や (ya), の (no), ね (ne)
1-Japanese Particle: や (ya)
- や (ya) is used in the same way as the first sense of と
- but the list is not exhaustive. It means “such things as A, B, and C”.
(Aka ya kīro no hana ga saiteita.)
There were red and yellow flowers blooming.
Japanese Particle: の (no)
Object1 + の + Object2
- の (no) indicates possession (functioning like the English “apostrophe-S”).
- It directly follows nouns and noun phrases.
あなた の 名前はなんですか。
Anata no namae wa nan desuka?
What’s your name?
Japanese Particle: ね (ne) - Right
End of the sentence + ne (ね)
- ね (ne) is used at the end of sentences, basically in the same way as an English tag question.
- it indicates a request for confirmation from the listener
Sono shigoto wa taihendesu ne.
That work is hard, right? (isn’t it?)