Teach Yourself Japanese
Subject: Re: ～てるやつ
Date: Tue, 11 Nov 2008 15:08:38 GMT
References: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
> > Yes, but I wouldn't say that やつ = "loser." It certainly can have that connotation, though.
> > かけてる is the contracted form of かけている, which is pretty much the same as present progressive (not sure if you know that or not yet).
> やつ just means "guy", like "that guy over there". Further やつ can be used independently from the verb, in other words its not V+yatsu its just really やつ. Take the "loser" part to be a connotation of やつ.
Thanks, both of you. This helps a lot. ^_^
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