Does the particle に indicate direction in these sentences or why is it used here? Would someone be so kind to explain?

  1. わたしはかみえがく。 I draw on paper.

  2. せんせいしつもんをしている。 I ask the teacher a question.

  3. たんじょうびたくさんのプレゼントをもらった。 I got a lot of presents for my birthday.

  4. あなたなにがあった? What happened to you?

  5. がっこうちこくした。 I was late to school.

  6. がっこうおべんとうをもっていく。 I'll bring take lunch to school.

  7. これはけんこうよい。 This is good for the health.

  8. せんせいのしつもんこたえた。 I answered the teachers question.

I think in case 9. に is used as a time particle. But shouldn't it be は though, like 明日は, 今年は etc. ?

  1. ひるごはんらめんをたべましょう。 Let's eat ramen for lunch.
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    I'm not sure "for" in "for lunch" indicates time in English... – broccoli forest Dec 4 '19 at 7:42
  • I'm not sure either. Which probably means に isn't used as a time particle here. I know that に can be used as a time particle (じゅうじ に ねる), location particle (つくえのうえ に なにがある) and direction particle (こえん に いく). – Leliana Dec 4 '19 at 13:50

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