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The other day, I saw on a news site The Verge an image from the new Star Wars movie and it had a question without the question marker particle at the end:
The question was:
どこから来たの? (Where are you from?)
I was expecting the particle
か at the end.
Are these edge cases or are there patterns of questions that can omit the question marker ?
Nov 8, 2015 at 14:45
Questions in plain speech are usually without か. With it, they sound masculine and slightly rough. Questions in polite speech can also be without か, but to me that sounds slightly feminine unless there's a question word such as 何 or どう; in either case, it's more colloquial than a question with か.
Nov 8, 2015 at 15:48
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