The particle “wo”「を」 is one of the most common and useful particles. It is also one of the simplest to understand.
This is great for two reasons:
- With just a few examples, we can easily see how to use “wo”「を」 in a sentence, as you will see below.
- We can take advantage of the simplicity of “wo”「を」 to try to better understand some more general concepts related to Japanese sentence structure – concepts that can be applied to other particles too.
In this article we will look at what “wo”「を」 is, how to use it in a sentence, and a few things to be careful of. We’ll also touch on some more advanced concepts that give some insight into the bigger picture of the Japanese grammar system.