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Difference between ウナギは魚だ and ウナギが魚だ

One of the factors that determines which of は and が sounds neutral is what type of predicate the sentence has. If it's either nominal or adjectival (i.e. if the sentence ends with either a noun or an ...
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Difference between ウナギは魚だ and ウナギが魚だ

Contrary to your expectation, ウナギは魚だ is usually the natural sentence that just means "An eel is (a kind of) fish". Topicalization is not a rare phenomenon at all in Japanese. It happens all ...
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