指示代名詞

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3

Grade: 5
だい
Grade: 3
めい
Grade: 1

Grade: 6
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From 指示 (しじ) (shiji, demonstrative): + 代名詞 (だいめいし) (daimeishi, pronoun).

Noun[edit]

指示代名詞 (hiragana しじだいめいし, romaji shiji daimeishi)

  1. (grammar) demonstrative pronoun

See also[edit]

  • あれ (are): (pronoun) that (Mostly in Japanese, the thing is far from the speaker physically)
  • これ (kore): (pronoun) this (Mostly in Japanese, the thing is near to the speaker physically)
  • それ (sore): (pronoun) it, that (Mostly in Japanese, the thing is pointed by a gesture or the previous sentences)
  • どれ (dore): (pronoun) which one