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Grammar detail: 時(とき)

時(とき) - when
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(の)
とき
indicates when a situation or action happens.
The clause can end with a verb in plain form:
とき
パン
ってきてください

When you come, please buy some bread.
The clause can use the past tense to indicate an event that already occurred:
かれ
めた
とき
ひるま
昼間
だった
When he awoke it was day.
The clause can be a noun indicating a state, in which case の is placed before
とき
:
わたし
かれ
あか
ちゃん
とき
から
っている

I have known him since he was a baby.
とき is often written in kana only.
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Kanji used in this grammar

ジ   とき time, occasion   
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ライ   く to come   きた to be forthcoming   きた to induce   
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バイ   か to buy   
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ヒ   かれ he   
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ボク   モク   eye   ま-    め    
カク   おぼえる to remember   さめる to awake   さます to rouse, awaken   
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チュウ   ひる noon, daytime   
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カン   ケン   あいだ interval, between   ま space, room   
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シ   わたくし    わたし I, myself   
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セキ   シャク   あか    あか red   あからむ to turn red   あからめる to blush   
チ   し to know   
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