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by jukebox
Mon 10.31.2005 7:51 pm
Forum: Japanese General Discussion
Topic: Usage of 二人称の人代?
Replies: 9
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RE: Usage of 二人称の人代?

Many thanks for your help.
never knew 貴様 is an insult word before.
I think I'd better use pronouns less before I could eventually grasp subtle differences.
by jukebox
Mon 10.31.2005 4:43 pm
Forum: Japanese General Discussion
Topic: Usage of 二人称の人代?
Replies: 9
Views: 3956

Usage of 二人称の人代?

New here, and I began to learn Japanese only a few weeks ago. As far as I know, we have お前・貴様・あなた・君・etc for 二人称 and 俺・僕・私(わたくし/わたし)・我・etc for 一人称. Apparently, 貴様 are sort of some terms of respect. I was taught in class to use あなた as less as possible, for あなた could also mean 'dear' bewteen beloved. B...