Authored by: Naomi H. McGloin , Mutsuko Endo Hudson , Fumiko Nazikian , Tomomi Kakegawa

Modern Japanese Grammar

Print publication date:  October  2013
Online publication date:  March  2017

Print ISBN: 9780415571999
eBook ISBN: 9780203856628
Adobe ISBN: 9781135151393


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In making a reservation expressions such as yoyaku o onegai shimasu ‘I request to make a reservation’ or yoyaku shitai n desu ga ‘I would like to reserve X’ are used. Sentences often end with the connective particles ga or kedo ‘but,’ which makes the request sound milder.

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