かどうか [かどうか] (kadouka)
Meaning: whether, if
Example: It doesn't matter whether it's finished (lit. or not)
JLPT Level: 3
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|dc||どうか is derived from どう, meaning that an action or event is yet determined. E.g., 君はどうする = What are you going to do? どうしようもない = There is nothing one can do. || |
|yookoso||According to notes I have from a class I took, if a question word (e.g., nani,itsu) is present you use only か, otherwise use かどうか.|
Also, a plain form precedes か and if it is a noun or A2 adjective だ is omitted.
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