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「〜ますし」の文法と意味は何ですか。

例)「しかしわたしたちは、雪の下で何が起きているかわかりますし、起きていることを想像することもできます。」

この「し」の使い方と意味を説明していただけませんか。

よろしくお願いします。

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I'll answer in English since I think it might be better for the readers of this forum who are more comfortable reading explanations in English.

The word "し" in this case is used after a verb or i-adjective in order to give a feeling of "and", but in a more disconnected sense that using the して (分かりまして in this case) form. Perhaps you could think of it a little like ending the sentence there, and then adding a ”そして” before the next part.

The word is used in both written and spoken language (perhaps more in the latter), and when spoken the intonation on the し drops slightly, and is generally followed by a pause.

Here it is used after the -masu form, so わかります + し => わかりますし. Essentially, it means here "We understand X and...(can also imagine...)"

Here is a page I wrote on this sometime back if you want more examples.

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