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    from my basic hazy memory...could he go watashi wa (his name) ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by smileygirl View Post
    from my basic hazy memory...could he go watashi wa (his name) ?
    Yes he could. I think either would be totally fine.

    But he should say Boku wa as he is a boy. Ah it's coming back to me now!

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    instead of watashi wa?

    Boku wa (his name)

    he is only 8, trying to keep it simple lol

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    Sorry to come in to this one late (too late?) but he shouldn't use 'boku wa' if it's any kind of formal situation, as that would be considered rude.

    'Boku wa' is used only by males, BUT only in very casual situations, or when talking to his peers/ juniors. In the situation you've described he should use 'watashi wa' as there will be superiors/ older people there and it's a more formal situation - therefore he should use the polite form.


 

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