The Main Difference Between「は」and「が」
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The Main Difference Between「は」and「が」

A simple question for beginners studying Japanese is, what are the main differences between「は」and「が」? Some of you may have come across them before and initially thought their uses are very similar, if not the same. However, their actual meaning is quite different, and something very difficult to articulate via English. One similarity you may have…

The Differences in Use Between「を」and「が」
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The Differences in Use Between「を」and「が」

As we continue to explore the difference in Japanese particles, we will look at two which are particularly useful. These are used for distinguishing objects and identifying unknowns, namely 「を」 and 「が」 respectively. If you’re new to Japanese particles, you may be interested to read our first entry about the basics titled ‘Topic Marker and…