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Grammar detail: X は Y です

X は Y です - X is Y
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One of the most common patterns in Japanese is "X is Y". 「は」is the topic marker, placed immediately after the topic of the sentence.「です」is the ます (normal polite) form of the verb 'to be', so here it means 'is'.
すずきさんいい
ひと
です
Ms Suzuki is a nice person.
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Kanji used in this grammar

ジン   ニン   ひと person   
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