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Does this make sense? 2020/3/21 14:11
I'm unsure about some grammar point in this sentence, specifically sareru.
Sono atarashii no eiga wa itsu ni koukai sareru
Does this mean "when is the movie coming out"
And also is it correct gramatically?


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by JF (guest)  

Re: Does this make sense? 2020/3/21 18:08
So you want to say gwhen is the new movie coming out/going to be shown?h?
I could guess that much, but there are a few grammar corrections I would make.

- Sono atarashii eiga wa itsu koukai sareru no?
- Sono atarashii eiga wa itsu koukai saremasu ka?

gatarashiih is an i-adjective, that does not need the gnoh to describe a noun.
gitsuh does not need a gni.h
gsareruh is fine, but itfs just the ru-form of the verb; if you want to say it as a question, I would add a gnoh with an upward intonation to make it a question. Or you could use the masu-form (the polite form) and add the gkah = question marker = to make it a question.

You have the gkoukai sareruh part right.
- Koukai suru = to show (a movie)
- Koukai sareru = (a movie) is shown, the passive form.
by AK rate this post as useful

Re: Does this make sense? 2020/3/22 06:46
Thankyou SO SO much that was really helpful!
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Re: Does this make sense? 2020/3/22 11:24
AK is correct, but.
itsu koukai = itu no hi ni koukai.
nan-ji ni koukai.
itsu ni nattara koukai

so, I think adding "ni" might be ordinary, but, by unknown reason, "ni" is omitted in some cases.
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Re: Does this make sense? 2020/3/22 12:38
Ken,

The general gitsuh (= when) comes without the gni.h

You can say:
- Dono hi ni (on which dayc?)
- Nan-ji ni (at what ofclockc.?)
- Nan-gatsu ni (in which monthc?)
cwhen it is specific time frame with beginning and end, you use gni,h and generally not for general gitsuh = when.

We donft really say gitsu no hi ni..,h do we?
Also, gitsu ni nattarach (by whenc/after how much time would it bec) is a different expression, it uses gnih in combination with the verb.
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Re: Does this make sense? 2020/3/22 14:26
JP
: ... o koukai-suru ((in a flat tone))
EN
: make ... available to the public
= release ...

The general gitsuh (= when) comes without the gni.h

Yes, we use gitsuh without the particle gnih in most cases.
We say "itsu kara yasumu" and "itsu made yasumu";
we do not say "itsu ni kaeru" but say "itsu kaeru" instead, with gnih omitted.

Exceptions
: "... ga itsu ni naru" (= ... is expected at what time)
: "... o itsu ni suru" (= plan ... at what time)

JP
: Sono eiga no koukai wa itsu ni narimasu ka?
= Sono eiga wa itsu koukai-sareru mikomi-desu ka?
EN
: When is that movie expected to get released?

JP
: Tsugi no kaigou wa itsu ni shi-masu ka?
EN
: When do we plan our next meeting?
= When shall we have our next meeting?
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