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かな, かなあ

  • kana,kanā

Definition

particle

  • I wonder (sentence ending prt)

Definition

  • should I? (question prt when thinking out loud)
  • is it?

Definition

  • I wish that (with a negative)
  • I hope that

Examples of かな,かなあ in a Sentence

あのラジオとめてくれないかなぁ。
I wish they would turn off the radio.
痛むよ。病院に行こうかな
My elbow really hurts. I guess I should go to a hospital.
Hmm, did we have some breadcrumbs?
早速本題入るけど、飲みなんだ今週金曜日あいてるかな
Anyway, to get to what I wanted to ask you...it's about the party. Are you free Friday?
The boss said this group is a real mixed bag. I wonder if he places me with the wheat or the chaff.
はその困難に気付いているかな
Is he aware of the difficulty?
I had a notion to tell what I had seen.
Who shall I choose?
まだそのにいるのかな
Are you still around?
You mind if I join you?

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