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When attaching か to a verb, for example: 食べるか, it can mean "as if it can be eaten". Or 知るか to mean "as if I know". From what I know about か, it really only a question mark, so how does it get translated to "as if"? Also, if I use か in this manner, will I be considered a ブレもの?

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  • @Mindful The か usage I was asking does not relate to an embedded question. It is more along the times of 知るか、そんなもん which translates to "As if I know, that kind of thing" – Newbie Apr 13 '20 at 16:56
  • Ah, this would be much clearer with some context, but I see now. I deleted my previous comment. You're asking about the rhetorical usage of か. – Mindful Apr 13 '20 at 17:01
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    Related: japanese.stackexchange.com/questions/72376/… – Mindful Apr 13 '20 at 17:05
  • What is ブレもの? I don't know such a Japanese word... – naruto Apr 13 '20 at 23:53
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    @naruto 無礼者だと思います – Angelos Apr 14 '20 at 5:01

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