Japanese demonstrative adjective
corresponding to some uses of the word "that
" in English
indicates that the object referred to is not close to the speaker or to the listener. Ano
. Its prounoun
counterpart is are
Ano tatemono wa totemo ookii desu yo.
That building over there is very big!
Ano should not be confused with anoo, which is a hesitation noise. See also ko-so-a-do.