Site Feedback
Important Notice: Feb 1st from 05:00 to 08:00 (UTC) , italki will be down for scheduled maintenance. If you have scheduled sessions during this time, read our Announcement

Resolved questions
を or が?

新しい 星(を・が) 発見されました。
I don't understand the way Japanese use を or が in 受身形.

For learning: Japanese
Base language: English
Category: Other



    Please enter between 2 and 2000 characters.



    Sort by:


    Best Answer - Chosen by the Asker
    新しい星を発見した。(The active voice)
    新しい星が発見された。(The passive voice)

    In passive voice, we use 「が」 most of the time.

    祭りを開催する。(We'll hold a festival.)
    祭りが開催される。(A festival will be held.)

    Submit your answer

    Please enter between 2 and 2000 characters.

    If you copy this answer from another italki answer page, please state the URL of where you got your answer from.