I have seen both uses in different contexts, but I'm having trouble figuring out in which case to use the 'no' particle!


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の it is a particle. の-to show possession, of etc... refer this link:enter link description here

eg: japanese student- 日本人学生(nihonjin gakusei) student of japan - 日本の学生(nihon no gakusei)

  • While you do technically answer the question, it is a little unsatisfying. Would you mind expanding your answer to explain the usage? On JLSE, we want our answers not only to help people asking the questions, but also to answer the questions of others with similar questions.
    – ajsmart
    Commented Jul 19, 2019 at 13:30
  • I also misinterpreted the question at first. I think this is about dropping の.
    – mamster
    Commented Jul 19, 2019 at 14:37

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