とは (romaji to wa)
- this particle indicates that a word or a phrase is to be defined
- sosū to wa nani ka o mananda.
- I learnt what a prime number was.
- ubuntu to wa ？
- What is Ubuntu?
- This particle is e.g. often used in encyclopedias to define entries.
- When used alone with a word it denotes the meaning of "this word is defined as?" and may be translated as "about" or "What is".
- 就 (つ)いて (tsuite): regarding, concerning
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