word corresponding roughly to "and" in English
. This word is only used for combining independent clause
s in a sentence
. It is not used for list
ing items or forming compound subject
s or object
s -- for that, to
, and others are used instead, depending on the cirumstances. See Japanese Conjunctions
Neko wa ichinichi-ji nemashita soshite inu ga usagi o koroshimashita.
The cat slept all day, and the dog killed a rabbit.
Written (soshite), no kanji.