Do you know what doko [どこ] means? In this article we will see the meaning of doko and some usage example sentences, as well as some words derived and created from this Japanese pronoun which means Where.
Doko [どこ or 何処] is a pronoun that is part of kosoado, and means where; Where; where. It is a very common word in the Japanese language. It can be compared to Onde from English.
Doko can also convey the idea of when, or from what point. Its meaning may change depending on the way it is used. It is usually used for expressions like everything, nothing and place.
どこですか - Doko Desu ka- Where is it? - If you are looking for something, you will use that phrase, and you should use the object you are looking for before, followed by the particle は. Example: トイレはどこですか (toire wa doko desu ka) Where is the WC?
Examples of using どこ (何処) Doko
|Where are you now? (inf)||今どこにいるの？||ima doko ni iru no?|
|Where are you now? (for)||あなたは今どこにいますか。||anata wa ima doko ni imasu ka?|
|Where do you live?||あなたはどこに住んでいますか？||Ata na wa doko ni sunde imasu ka?|
|Which team plays tonight?||こんや はどことどこが戦たたか いますか||kon'ya wa doko to doko ga tatakaimasu ka?|
|Excuse me, where is the hotel?||すみません、ホテルはどこですか?||Sumimasen, hoteru wa doko desu ka?|
|(The Hotel) is there.||ホテルはあそこです。||(Hoteru wa) asoko desu.|
|Where is your company located?||あなたの会社はどこですか||Anata in kaisha wa doko desu ka.|
|Where is the train station?||駅はどこですか?||Eki wa doko desu ka?|
|Where are we? or What is this place?||ここはどこですか?||Koko wa doko desuka?|
|Where does the bus come from?||バスはどこから出発しますか?||Basu wa doko kara shuppatsu shimasuka?|
|Where are you going?||どこへ行きますか?||doko and ikimasuka?|
Other words derived from doko
- どこかに - Dokokani - Somewhere;
- どこかへ - Dokokahe - Somewhere;
- どこへでも - Dokohedemo - Anywhere;
- どこにでも - Dokonidemo - Everywhere;
- どこにも - Dokonimo - Nowhere;
- 何処 - Doko - Old Kanji, rarely used;
- どこらどこいら - Dokora (ire) - Where to;
- どこそこ - Dokosoko - Where is there?
Have you managed to fix that word in your mind? Have you got used to using it? Unlike the word where, you can see that its use extends to more horizons. Over time you will be able to know all of its uses.