@PattyPatPat “mà” in this case is used as article that contradicts the other’s statement and reinforces their personal statement (contradict the dress being long, claim the dress being short)
Tho in English i don’t think there’s such a word like “mà” (in this case) to provide you with more examples, but i think with informal talk this will do: - the dress is pretty long yeah? - no, it’s even short tho
If you by any chance know a little of japanese, then “mà” (in this case) is similar to when japanese add “yo” to the end of their sentence.
- kono su-kaa-to wa nagai ne? - iee, zen zen, mijigai yo.
So ye its pretty hard to explain to an english-speaker due to the differences between western and eastern cultures. Whereas between eastern countries the langueges themselves are pretty similar to each other (in ways of use)
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