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Q1) 友達?
A1) うん、友達。 (female)

Why in this question the answer isnt
うん、友達「だ」?


Q4) そう? (Is that so?)
A4) うん、そうだ。 (male)

Since here we use だ

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大人だった why do we use the smaller つ over here? so when during pronunciation its datta? Does っ represent an extra t?

here is what I know of the mini hiragana:
pronunciation of "じや" is "ji-ya", while "じゃ" is "ja".

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1) 静か「な」人
2) きれい「な」ひと
3) みこさんはよい「な」ひと

With the logic of 1 & 2, why can't I use 「な」inside?

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    Q1) 友達?
    A1) うん、友達。 (female)

    Why in this question the answer isnt
    うん、友達「だ」?
    --> As Kinzo-san answered to you, 友達だ sounds a bit rough in colloquial though it's correct grammatically. We usually say うん、友達だよ.


    Q4) そう? (Is that so?)
    A4) うん、そうだ。 (male)

    Since here we use だ
    --> The same happens in this case, うん、そうだよ sounds friendly and generally we say so.

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    大人だった why do we use the smaller つ over here? so when during pronunciation its datta? Does っ represent an extra t?
    --> The small っ and つ should be distinguished in Japanese, of course the pronunciations are different.

    here is what I know of the mini hiragana:
    pronunciation of "じや" is "ji-ya", while "じゃ" is "ja".
    --> じや and じゃ are different. (じや=jiya, じゃ=ja)
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    1) 静か「な」人
    2) きれい「な」ひと
    3) みこさんはよい「な」ひと

    With the logic of 1 & 2, why can't I use 「な」inside?
    --> しずかな and きれいな are な-adjectives and よい is い-adjective, so よいなひと isn't correct.


    Good questions! I hope this helps you.

    >A1) うん、友達。 (female)
    女性が、「うん、友達だ。」と言うと、少しぶっきらぼうな印象になります。(It sound like brusque.)
    「うん、友達だよ。」と言うとベターです。

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