He consulted with some of the staff on the matter.
Kare wa sono mondai nitsuite kanbu no nan nin ka to kyōgishita.
he; him; his; boyfriend
topic marker particle; indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated); adds emphasis
that (something or someone distant from the speaker, close to the listener; actions of the listener, or ideas expressed or understood by the listener); the; um...; er...; uh...
question (e.g. on a test); problem; problem (e.g. societal, political); question; issue; subject (e.g. of research); case; matter; question (i.e. doubt); public discussion; controversy; trouble; problem; inconvenience; difficulty
concerning; regarding; per (e.g. 100 yen per person); for every
management; (executive) staff; leaders; leadership; top brass; upper echelons
indicates possessive; nominalizes verbs and adjectives; substitutes for "ga" in subordinate phrases; (at sentence-end, falling tone) indicates a confident conclusion; (at sentence-end) indicates emotional emphasis; (at sentence-end, rising tone) indicates question
what; how many; you-know-what; that; whatsit; what's the expression; what do you call them; what?; hey!
-ian (e.g. Italian); -ite (e.g. Tokyoite); indicates nationality, race, origin, etc.; -er (e.g. performer, etc.); person working with ...; indicates expertise (in a certain field); (usu. in compound words) man; person; people
indicates a question (sometimes rhetorical); or; whether or not; some- (e.g. something, someone); indicates doubt, uncertainty, etc.; emphatic prefix; suffix forming adjectives or adverbs; in that way
if; when; and; with; particle used for quoting (with speech, thoughts, etc.); quoting particle; promoted pawn; indicates question (sentence end)
conference; consultation; discussion; negotiation
Readings: ヒ、 かれ、 かの、 か.の
Meanings: he, that, the
Readings: モン、 と.う、 と.い、 とん
Meanings: question, ask, problem
Meanings: topic, subject
Readings: カン、 みき
Meaning: tree trunk
Readings: ブ、 -べ
Meanings: section, bureau, dept, class, copy, part, portion, counter for copies of a newspaper or magazine
Readings: カ、 なに、 なん、 なに-、 なん-
Readings: ジン、 ニン、 ひと、 -り、 -と
Meanings: co-, cooperation
Meanings: deliberation, consultation, debate, consideration