Learn JLPT N2 Grammar: その上 (sono ue)

Learn Japanese Grammar JLPT N2 Flashcard

Meaning: besides; in addition; furthermore


その上 + phrase

Example sentences:

sono ue, ame ga furisou da na.
Furthermore, it looks like it’s going to rain.

sono ue, kare wa watashi no tanjoubi made wasurete iru.
And now he has forgotten my birthday.


tada de sae kanojo to sugosu jikan ga sukunai noni, sono ue renshuu de jikan o torareru no ga, toku ni unzari da.
I’m finding these training sessions particularly irksome because they cut into the already limited time I could be spending with my girlfriend.

sono ue kanojo no yaru koto mo tashi ni naranai.
Besides, she’s not helping the matters.

Similar grammar:

上は (ue wa): now that, since
上に (ue ni): besides, in addition to
上で (ue de): after


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