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Word order

Dropping Subjects

The Japanese prefer to drop words (like I,it,you,he) whenever they think it is clear to the listener what or who they are referring to.

 

がくせい です。(gakusei desu)  - (I) am a student

ふるい ねこ です。(furui neko desu) (It) is a old cat

おおきい です。(ookii desu)   - (It) is big.