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Re: [Lingo] 悪党ども、海賊ども

On 04/08/07, Kim Ahlström <> wrote:

> So as for hiragana vs. kanji, I'd say it's a stylistic choice. But I
> would *guess* that hiragana is more common.

The way this tends to work in Japanese (except for highly technical
writing) is that you try--for aesthetic reasons--to keep kana and
kanji pretty balanced. So if the context is kanji-dominated, you would
go with the kana version of とも・ども, and vice versa.

Same deal with things like ください 対 下さい


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