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A Closer look at に

Oni's picture

In most cases the particle へ can be used interchangeably with に. But に has a wider application so for now just stick with に

Showing movement toward... Like 'to'

日本行きたい。 
nihon
ni ikitai.
I want to go to Japan. (direction TO Japan)

どこ行きたいですか。 
doko
ni ikitai desu ka.
Where do you want to go?

Meaning 'on' or 'in'

絵を描きました。 
kami
ni e o kakimashita.
I drew a picture on a piece of paper.

In time - 'at'

六時会いましょう。 
roku ji
ni aimashou.
Let's meet at 6.

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