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Caitlin

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" Sochira ha Nani ga iidesu Ka "

What does ha and iidesuka mean in this sentence
The sentence means " what do you want to do?"
Sochira means "you " politely and Nani means "what" but I want to know what ha and iidesuka means

Also... I know iidesuka usually means " is it okay with you ? " in most sentences but does that apply for this sentence or does it mean something else in this sentence
 
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Sochira - indeed indirectly (politely) addresses the person you're talking to. Literally "(the person in) that direction".
ha - grammatical particle which indicates that "sochira" is the topic of the sentence. "Concerning you, ..."
nani - "what"
ga - grammatical particle which indicates that "nani" is the subject of the sentence.
ii - "good"
desu - "is"
ka - grammatical particle that turns the sentence into a question (like a question mark would do).

So a literal translation would be: "For you, what is good?"

"ha" and "ga" are the most basic particles in Japanese. When you start studying, these will be among the very first things that are covered.
 
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What is the difference between topic and subject? My book type thing explained it as the subject indicator
Is topic anything in nominative case?
For example: 「それは私が言ったのです。」
In that sentence それ is the topic, 私 would be the subject.
In other words, それ is what the sentence is about, the topic. 私 is the subject (who "did" the verb 言う (predicate)).
 
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Most western learners of Japanese struggle with wa/ga for quite awhile, but one useful distinction is that 'ga' (が) marks the subject of a verb. 'wa/ha' (は) marks the topic of the sentence (or in complex sentences, the topic of a clause).

These can sometimes be the same thing, and in those cases 'wa/ha' (は) is used where you might expect 'ga' (が) if you expect the subject to -always- be marked with 'ga' (が).
 
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