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Category Archives: Learn Japanese N3 Grammar

Learn JLPT N3 Grammar: 中 (chuu/juu)

Meaning: during, throughout

Formation:

Noun + 中

When 中 is attached to some Nouns it’s pronounced as “chuu” while to others it’s pronounced as “juu.” There’s no specific rule so you’ll need to learn by heart.

When attached to some certain Nouns, 中 can be pronounced as both chuu and juu. For example:

世界中 (sekaichuu/seikaijuu): around the world
年中 (nenchuu/nenjuu): whole year, all year round

Example sentences:

Learn JLPT N3 Grammar: だけ (dake) – 2

Meaning: as much as

Formation:

Verb-dictionary form + だけ
なadjective + なだけ
いadjective + だけ
Noun + だけ

Example sentences:

Learn JLPT N3 Grammar: あまりに (amari ni)

Meaning: too…; so much… that; too much; excessively

あまりに and あまり both mean “so much… that”, however the placement is totally different. あまりに is placed before verbs, adjectives and Nouns, not after.

Formation:

あまり/あまりに/あまりにも + Verb
あまり/あまりに/あまりにも + Adverb
あまり/あまりに/あまりにも + Adjective
あまりの + Noun

Example sentences:

Learn JLPT N3 Grammar: よりも (yorimo)

Learn JLPT N3 Grammar: よりも (yorimo)

Meaning: in comparison to; rather than

Formation:

Verb-casual + よりも
Noun + よりも

よりも is usually used with 方が (hou ga).

Example sentences:

Learn JLPT N3 Grammar: もしかしたら (moshikashitara)

Learn Japanese Grammar JLPT N3 Flashcard

Meaning: perhaps; maybe; perchance; by any chance

Formation:

もしかしたら + Verb-casual + かもしれない
もしかしたら + Noun + かもしれない
もしかしたら + いadj + かもしれない
もしかしたら + なadj + かもしれない

Example sentences:



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