100 Grammar Points

 

34. That over there あれ・あの

This and that. Now we are on the THAT OVER THERE.  So this THAT refers to objects away from the listener or the speaker.


あれ
are – when “that” is not connected to a noun

あれ は 何 です か?
are wa nan desu ka?
What is that over there?

あれ は ねこ です。
are wa neko desu.
That over there is a cat.

 


あの
ano
– When you put “that” before a noun, it changes to ano

あの ねこ は ポチ です か?
ano neko wa pochi desu ka?
Is that cat over there, Pochi?.

いいえ。 あの くじら は ポチ です。
iie. ano kujira wa pochi desu.
No. That whale over there is Pochi.

 

100 Grammar Points

 

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