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interrogative-Lesson 5どれ? Which

2023/09/17

You learn how to explain “どちら、どっち、どの=which… ” in Japanese.

・Which do you V ?   どちら(=どっち) をVますか? Usually, we use this in either-or choice situation.  

・Which N? どのN ですか?  / Which is N? Nはどれですか?※ Usually, we use this if you have more than 3 multiple choice.

Q:ビールかワイン、どちら(どっち)をのみますか?

Beer ka wine, dochira(docchi)wo nomimasuka?

Which do you drink, beer or wine?

A:ビールをのみます。

Beer wo nomimasu.

Beer please.

Q:すしかてんぷら、どちら(どっち)をたべたいですか?

Sushi ka tempura, dochira(docchi)wo tabetaidesuka?

Which one do you like to eat, Sushi or Tenpura?

A:すしをたべたいです。

Sushiwo tabetaidesu.

Q:ふじさんか、ヒマラヤどちら(どっち)がたかいですか?

Fujisan ka Himalaya dochira(docchi)ga takaidesuka?

Which mountain is higher Mt. Fuji or Mt.Himalaya?  

A:ヒマラヤのほうが、たかいです。

Himalaya nohouga takaidesu.

Mt.Himalaya is higher than Mt. fuji.

Q:ひこうきか、しんかんせん、どちら(どっち)でいきますか?

Hikouki ka shinkansen, dochira(docchi)de ikimasuka?

Which one do we use to go there, flight or bullet train?

A:ひこうきでいきましょう。

Hikouki de ikimasyou.

Let’s go by Flight.

⬇︎Which N? どのN ですか?  ※ Usually, we use this if you have more than 3 multiple choice.

Q:どのくるまに のりたいですか?

Dono kurumani noritaidesuka?

Which car do you want to ride.

A:トヨタにのりたいです。

Toyota ni noritaidesu.

I want to ride TOYOTA.

Q:あなたのほんは、どれですか??

Anatano honwa dore desuka?

Which book is yours?

Which is N? Nはどれですか?※ Usually, we use this if you have more than 3 multiple choice.

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