Save the Cheerleader, Save the World (noahismyidol) wrote in linguaphiles,
Save the Cheerleader, Save the World

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I'm having some trouble grasping the difference between desu and imasu. Well, it's really more towards the fact that I don't understand why you would say, "Jerrica desu." Imasu is suppose to indicate existence of humans/animals right? So why would you use 'desu' when you want to say, "I am Jerrica," instead of Jerrica imasu?

Edit: Ahh, I finally understand it. I wish my teacher had explained it the same way y'all have. Thanks!


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