kono or kore?

Antoine-W

Antoine-W

From what I understand from the lessons kono and kore both mean "this". In what situations should each be used?
2679

2679

Antoine, Konnichiwa ! Yes, it is true that both "kono" and "kore" mean this. But they are used differently. Kore is used on it's own, replacing the noun, while kono is used along with a noun. Ex: kore wa amai ringo desu - this is a sweet apple kono ringo wa amai desu - this apple is sweet. !Note that both are pronouns, but in the first example, kore is the topic, while in the second apple is the topic and kono is just a pronoun used for emphasis. The same rule goes for "sore" and "sono", meaning "that". Hope this helped, コッド
Antoine-W

Antoine-W

コッド, Konnichiwa Wakarimashita. Arigato gozaiashita. This was very helpful.

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