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I think this is really something that different kids will know at different times - because it's a symbol, not a kanji character, as the linked question answers. I personally was taught this symbol and its origins by asking my teacher when I was in the middle grades of elementary school, but that's just me. I'm sure that there are others who knew about it ...


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Not many scripts/alphabets have two "cases" like the Latin script does. The Latin (English, German, French, ...), Cyrillic (Russian, Ukrainian, ...), Greek and Armenian scripts have cases (Indo-European languages), but most other scripts are unicase. Quora - What are the languages that have both capital letters and lowercase letters? Other than ...


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Afaik, we don't use spaces in any sentence, except at the beginning of a paragraph (However, this use is only seen in novels, textbooks, news articles, and newspapers). Instead, we use punctuation marks (句読点 | I know the English language has them too). I don't think 何時までですか would use 句読点, though. As for the comment of yours, it's very likely that such spaces ...


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