[Grammar Tip] Which Particle Should You Use with わかる: が or を?
Today I am going to share the homework correction quoted from my JLPT course!
The student’s sentence is not correct. Can you find the mistake?
I do not know this kanji.
わかる is an intransitive verb, so you should use the particle が.
In rare cases, the particle を is used when わかる is taken to mean “to understand,” but this is inherently wrong.
Whenever you use わかる to mean “I know,” use が.
I don’t know the password.
Do you know the way to the station?
I do not know which one is Tanaka-san.
I hope my explanation helps you. 😊
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