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Lesson 93: Like and Dislike

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In this lesson we introduce the words and きら, which mean like and dislike.

Unlike in English, and きら are adjectives, and not verbs. For this reason, in sentences where these words are used, the object that is liked is followed by the subject-particle instead of . Check out the example sentences below to see how and きら are used in context.

EnglishJapanese
I like Japanese animation.わたし は ほん の アニメ が き です。
watasi ha nihon no anime ga suki desu.
She dislikes it.かのじょ は きらい です。
kanozyo ha kirai desu.
John disliked that restaurant.ジョン さん は あの レストラン が きらい でした。
zyon san ha ano resutoran ga kirai desita.
Did you like that new movie?あの あたらしい えい が き でした か?
ano atarasii eiga ga suki desita ka?
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