Decoded Slug: ~とか (〜to ka)

Japanese JLPT Grammar Point
~とか (〜to ka)

~とか (〜to ka)

Short explanation:

Used to list examples or express uncertainty; 'such as', 'like', 'or something like that'.


Verb-casual + とか, い-Adjective + とか, な-Adjective + だとか, Noun + だとか


Kyuujitsu wa eiga wo miru to ka, kaimono ni iku to ka shite sugoshimasu.
On holidays, I spend my time doing things like watching movies or going shopping.
Kanojo wa Oosutoraria to ka, Nyuujiirando to ka ni ikitagatteimasu.
She wants to go to places like Australia or New Zealand.
Kyou no tenki wa hare tari, kumotta tari to ka desu.
Today's weather is like clear, cloudy, or something like that.
Kare wa yakyuu wo shitari, sakkaa wo shitari to ka shiteimasu.
He does things like playing baseball or soccer.

Long explanation:

The ~とか grammar point is used to list examples or express uncertainty by mentioning a specific example. It can be translated as 'such as', 'like', or 'or something like that' in English. The formation differs depending on whether it is used with a verb, い-adjective, な-adjective, or noun.

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