ja

Meanings

1.
yes
Opposite (closest): nein
2.
#established reality
(Speaker marks a part of a sentence as established reality, making it kind of a backdrop for the other stuff. It CAN bethe same as "as you know" but it doesn't always really expect anything of the other person. )
3.
#wow
(expresses surprise in statements. Needs to come with a specific rhythm and melody.)
4.
#or else
(Pretty intense way to add a subtle threatening tone to commands and orders. Not very common in daily life.)
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