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Grammar detail: です

です - is, am, are
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です appears at the end of a sentence, and means 'is', 'am' or 'are' depending on context.
  • わたし
    なまえ
    名前
    はジョンです。 My name is John.
  • これは
    ほん
    です。 This is a book.
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Kanji used in this grammar

シ   わたくし    わたし I, myself   
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メイ   ミョウ   な name   
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ゼン   まえ before   
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ホン   book   もと origin   
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