1. indicates direct object of action
  • ちち
  • わたし私の
  • らっかん楽観
  • みだ乱さない
  • ことにした
My father chose not to disturb my optimism.
2. indicates subject of causative expression
  • わたし
  • きょうしつ教室
  • じぶん自分
  • こえ
  • とど届かせる
  • ことができなかった
I couldn't make myself heard in the classroom.
3. indicates an area traversed
  • わたし私たち
  • ちい小さな
  • ボート
  • かわ
  • くだ下った
We went down the river in a small boat.
4. indicates time (period) over which action takes place
  • 過ぎる
  • じゅうぎょういん従業員
  • かえ帰り
  • はじ始めた
After 6 p.m. the employees began to disappear.
5. indicates point of departure or separation of action
  • かれ
  • おかねお金
  • はら払わず
  • レストラン
  • 出ました
He left the restaurant without paying.
6. indicates object of desire, like, hate, etc.See also
  • あなた
  • はなし
  • たがっていた
  • だれ
  • ですか
Who is it that you want to talk to?
Wikipedia definition
7. Wo (kana)を, in hiragana, or ヲ in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, each of which represent one mora.
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