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Grammar detail: べ particle

べ particle - speculation, invitation
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In several regional dialects (e.g. around Osaka and in Hokkaido), it is common to use the particle べ at the end of a sentence to indicate speculation or uncertainty, or sometimes to suggest an invitation.
オラ
きぶん
気分
くなった
でもおとうさん
めちゃくちゃ
滅茶苦茶
おこ
られちまう
おも

I feel a lot better now, but I know Dad's going to be real upset.
The sentence above contains several examples of regional dialect:
  • the use of the first person pronoun おら (instead of the more common equivalent おれ)
  • で as a contraction of です at the end of a sentence (in standard Japanese, this would only be correct at the end of a clause joined to the next sentence)
  • おこられちまう as a contraction of おこられてしまう
  • the particle べ
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Kanji used in this grammar

キ   ケ    spirit   
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ブン   ブ   フン   わける to divide, to distinguish   わかる to understand   わかれる to be divided   わかつ to share, distribute   
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リョウ   よ good   
メツ   ほろぼす to destroy   ほろびる to be destroyed   
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チャ   サ    tea   
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ク   くるしい painful   くるしむ to suffer   くるしめる to torment   にが bitter   にが to feel bitter   
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ド   angry   おこ    いか to be angry   
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シ   おも to think   
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