One day, I asked my japanese friend how I could invite some friends to eat. He said "一緒に食べに行くかい？" I know that we could also say: 行きましょうか（行こうか）？ 行きませんか（行かない）？ 行きますか（行くの）？ but I got interested ...
Why is it that the っけ suffix / け particle (indicating that the speaker is trying to recall some information) can only be attached to a sentence when the sentence itself is a question-sentence? ...
I asked a female Japanese friend to translate a sentence for me and it ends in "nano" which I took to be either an alternative question particle to -ne or -ka; or possibly two particles I don't know ...
Studying Japanese on my own, I've learned that in order to make a question, you usually add the particle "~か", like this: 今何時ですか。 It's also true that a question can be asked without it, using ...