100 Grammar Points


75. The power ender “ใ‚ˆ”

When you want to impress upon your listener the importance or truth of what you areย saying, stick a ใ‚ˆ at the end of the sentence.

hontou desu yo.

It’s the truth, I tell ya!
(Perhaps the speaker suspects the listener doesn’t believeย what he just said)


fururidaย no 12 gatsu wa atsui desu ka?

Is December in Florida is pretty hot?


kekkouย samui desu yo.

Actually, it is pretty cold.


It is very useful for rumors or explaining a truth you know someone may
not swallow at first:

suzuki san wa uchuujin desu yo.

Suzuki is an alien, you know.

100 Grammar Points


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