【JLPT N5】The particle "の"

The usage of the particle "の-no"

The partical “no” is used to connect two nouns. The particle “no” is very versatile, so in this time I will introduce 3 types of usage.

The usage of the particle "の"
  1. N1 is an organization which N2 belongs to.
  2. N1 explains what N2 is about.
  3. N1 explains who owns N2.

1. N1 is an organization which N2 belongs to.

(1) I am a student at the University of Tokyo.
わたしは 東京大学とうきょうだいがく 学生がくせいです。

(2) He is a student of the Japanese language.
かれは にほんご 学生がくせいです。

2. N1 explains what N2 is about.

(1) This is a book on computer.
これは コンピューター ほんです。

(2) Is it a book on Japanese?
それは にほんご ほんですか。

3. N1 explains who owns N2.

(1) This is my bag.
これは わたし かばんです。

(2) Is this your book?
これは あなた ほんですか。

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