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Lesson 136: AM (before noon) and PM (afternoon)


In this lesson you learn to use the words for a.m. (before noon) and p.m. (afternoon) in Japanese.

The shop opens at 8 a.m.みせ は ぜん はち に きます。
omise ha gozen hatizi ni akimasu.
Let's play soccer at 9 p.m.  に サッカー を しましょう。
gogo kuzi ni sakkaa wo simasyou.
How was (your) afternoon? は どう でした か。
gogo ha dou desita ka.

The word どう in the sentence above has the same meaning as いかが. The difference is that いかが is slightly more polite.

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