Japanese grammar is normally subject–object–verb with particles marking the grammatical function of words, and sentence structure is topic–comment.
Japanese Grammar follows a standard Subject-Object-Verb structure.
Unlike English, where this is typically Subject-Verb-Object instead.
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In Japanese, we can use particles such as は、も、が and many more to define sentence structure and portray meaning.
- です DESU
Desu です is a polite Japanese verb which means “to be”, "is", "am".
- じゃない Negative
Negative words in Japanese are formed by conjugation.
- た Past State
In casual Japanese, it's standard to express something as being in the past state by changing the verb or adjective to its た (~ ta) form.