Dec 20, 2008

A so ne? A sayo^ desu ka.

A so ne? - Is that so? ( but insinuating to one's self with the ne)

A so^ desu ka? Is that right?

sayo^ = so^

so that

A sayo^ de gozaimasu ka can be used instead of A so^ desu ka when wanting to talk in ultra polite language.

To desu ka - used with base II of a verb as in

ikiyo^to^ desu ka? You are going?

Hakata dialect.

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