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RE: Grammar point example sentences

Postby Infidel » Wed 08.15.2007 12:58 am

なぜ is slightly more casual. That's all.


I've been told by two different people that naze was more formal than doushite.
なるほど。
さっぱりわからん。
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RE: Grammar point example sentences

Postby Yudan Taiteki » Wed 08.15.2007 8:20 am

I've actually seen both explanations of なぜ so I don't know which one is right. Golgo 13 says なぜだ! a lot and he's not exactly a bastion of formality, but we all know about relying on manga for language examples. :)

As for のだ, I would recommend seeking an explanation in a book or (reliable) website; that's hard to explain in just a forum post.
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RE: Grammar point example sentences

Postby Steve_Poppers » Thu 08.16.2007 9:58 pm

Well, is there a difference between using のだ and から? A time and place for each? Or are they interchangeable?
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