Japanese 20 - Here and there

We can use ここ, そこ and あそこ to talk about locations without naming them.

EnglishJapanese
hereここkoko
therenear the listenerそこsoko
(over) thereあそこasoko
whereどこdoko

ここ is used to refer to a location close to the speaker. そこ is used to refer to a location close to the listener. あそこ is used to refer to a location that is neither close to the speaker nor to the listener.

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