Grammar Info
N2 Lesson 2: 5/23

とか
I heard that… something like, he/she/it said ... or something

Structure

Verb +
[い]Adjective +
[な]Adjective +
Noun +
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  • [A particle used to present a quote in an indefinite manner, where と is a quotation particle and か is a question particle which adds uncertainty]
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めがねちゃん:「彼(かれ)昨日(きのう)何(なん)て言(い)ったか覚(おぼ)えてる?」
ヤンキー君:「明日(あした)、11時(じ)ごろに学校(がっこう)前(まえ)で会(あ)おうとか言(い)っていたようだけど、定(さだ)かではない。」
Megane-chan: "Do you remember what he said yesterday?"
Yankee-kun: "He said, 'lets meet in front of school around 11' or something like that, but I am not really sure."
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社長(しゃちょう)は年末(ねんまつ)年始(ねんし)に温泉(おんせん)旅行(りょこう)に行(い)ってらっしゃるとか
I heard that the company president is going on a hot springs trip over New Years or something like that.
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AKB48という音楽(おんがく)グループは解散(かいさん)するとか
I heard that the music group called AKB48 is going to break up or something like that.
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[AIAIJ] An Integrated Approach to Intermediate Japanese
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