で・に・前 [で・に・ まえ (de - ni -mae)] (de, ni, mae)
Meaning: time and place prepositions at in on
Example: On Friday at 3pm
JLPT Level: 3
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|に is a placement particle locating a point in time or space, で indicates the domain in which the totality of an event takes place.|| |
|The particle に requires something physical, such as 東京に本店があります,whereas, で requires some activity, such as 東京で会合があります.|| |
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- de (I just added a page trying to clarify the differences) [dc]
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|dc||Is this correct?|
|Miki||明日の朝に 私が 東京で 打ち合わせがありますので... || |
|bamboo4||The particle に requires something physical, such as 東京に本店があります,whereas, で requires some activity, such as 東京で会合があります.|
|PaulO||But I'm almost sure you can say 東京に会合があります as well. |
に is a placement particle locating a point in time or space, で indicates the domain in which the totality of an event takes place.
|dc||tx paul, added as a note above.|| |
|Miki||I wouldn't say 東京に会合があります。 But I'd say 東京にて会合があります。|| |
|mhykx||Miki, but basically にて and で are the same, right? Or is there a difference?|| |
|Miki||In the case of 東京で会合があります、basically にて and で are the same. || |
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