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English Reference for no (の)


  1. particle indicates possessive
  2. nominalizes verbs and adjectives
  3. substitutes for "ga" in subordinate phrases
  4. (at sentence-end, falling tone) indicates a confident conclusion
  5. female term (at sentence-end) indicates emotional emphasis
  6. (at sentence-end, rising tone) indicates question
Example sentences
Telephone me if it rains
My father repaired my old watch
You don't have to hide your feelings
He objected to our plan
The noise from the street affected our work
One feels that the city has grown slowly and each age has left its mark
They are making every effort for the promotion of world peace
She has fallen so low as to sing at a third-rate night club
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