Tag: Emphasis

Continued: Differences Between「は (Wa)」and「が (Ga)」

From the last post and continued:  When「は」and「が」are used together and usually they are used in the order of 「は」followed by 「が」. We use「が」 to mark objects of the verbs:「あります」,「わかります」, and「います」. For example: 貴方(あなた)は日本語(にほんご)が 分(わ)かりますか。 Do you know/ understand Japanese? We usually mark the objects of verbs and adjectives that describe preference, ability, possession, and the like with 「が」.…