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Lesson 18: The possession particle の

In Japanese, possession is expressed with the case particle . The possessor comes left of the particle and the thing that is possessed on the right side.

English Japanese
It is my car. わたしくるまです。
watasi no kuruma desu.
Is this your water? これはあなたのみずですか?
kore ha anata no mizu desu ka?
(He) is not the king of my country. わたしくにおうじゃないです。
watasi no kuni no ou zya nai desu.