Asked • 06/09/19

Are there cases when two or more particles will occur next to each other without intervening lexical words?

Most particles seem to be postpositions but I'm sure I've seen say a noun followed by a location particle followed by "wa" or "ga" or possibly "wo" but when I've tried to use it I've only confused my Japanese friends. Under what circumstances can multiple particles end up next to each other and what's the most that could end up in sequence?

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