Japanese Sentence Patterns

  1. 【JLPT N1★に至っては (ni itatte wa): as for, when it com…

    Meaning: when it comes to; as forFormation:Noun + に至っては…

  2. 【JLPT N1★に至るまで (ni itaru made): until, as far as】

    Meaning: until;every detail ;everything from A to BFormation:Noun + に至…

  3. 【JLPT N1★にひきかえ (ni hikikae): in contrast to】

    Meaning: in contrast toFormation:Verb-dictionary form + のにひきかえNoun +…

  4. 【JLPT N1★にあって (ni atte): at, during, in the condit…

    Meaning: in; on; at; during; in the condition ofFormation:Noun + にあって(は)…

  5. 【JLPT N1★にあたらない (ni ataranai): it’s not worth, the…

    Meaning:it’s not worth; there’s no need toFormation:Verb-dictionary form + に…

  6. 【JLPT N1★に値する (ni atai suru): to be worth, to dese…

    Meaning: to be worth; to deserveFormation:Verb-dictionary form + に値するN…

  7. 【JLPT N1★なるべく (narubeku): as much as possible】

    Meaning: as much as possibleFormation:なるべく + action日本語 / にほんご / Ja…

  8. 【JLPT N1★なりとも (naritomo): even a little, at least】…

    Meaning: even a little; at leastFormation:Noun + なりとも日本語 /…

  9. 【JLPT N1★なりに/なりの (nari ni/nari no): in one’s own w…

    Meaning: in one’s own way or styleFormation:Noun + なりに/なりのいadj + なりに/な…

  10. 【JLPT N1★なり~なり (nari~nari): or】

    Meaning: orFormation:Verb-dictionary form + なり + Verb-dictionary form + …

  11. 【JLPT N1★なり (nari): as soon as】

    Meaning:as soon asFormation:Verb-dictionary form + なり日本語 / にほんご / …

  12. 【JLPT N1★ならいざしらず (nara iza shirazu): I don’t know …

    Meaning: I don’t know about A, but B; A is acceptable, but BFormation:No…

  13. 【JLPT N1★ならでは (nara dewa): uniquely applying to】

    Meaning:uniquely applying to; special to;if it’s not A, B is impossibleFormat…

  14. 【JLPT N1★なしに (nashi ni): without】

    Meaning: withoutFormation:Noun + なしに(は)/なしでは日本語 / にほんご / J…

  15. 【JLPT N1★何しろ (nani shiro): in any case, as you kno…

    Meaning: at any rate; anyway; in any case; because; as you knowFormation:何しろ…

  16. 【JLPT N1★なくして (nakushite): without】

    Meaning: withoutFormation:Noun + なくして(は)日本語 / にほんご / Japan…

  17. 【JLPT N1★ないとも限らない (nai tomo kagiranai): might】

    Meaning: mightFormation:Verb-ないform + とも限らない日本語 / にほんご / J…

  18. 【JLPT N1★ないものでもない (nai mono demo nai): (something)…

    Meaning: is not entirely impossibleFormation:Verb-ないform + (もの)でもない…

  19. 【JLPT N1★ないものか (nai mono ka): can’t we…?, can’t I……

    Meaning:can’t we…?; can’t I…?;isn’t there some way?Formation:Verb-ないform + も…

  20. 【JLPT N1★ないまでも (nai made mo): even if something is…

    Meaning:even if something isn’t done;Formation:Verb-ないform + までもNoun + でないま…

  1. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N1★なりに/なりの (nari ni/nari no): in o…
  2. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N1★か否か (ka ina ka): whether or not…
  3. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N3★わけではない (wake dewa nai): it does…
  4. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N2★には (niwa): in order to, for】 
  5. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N3★にかわって (ni kawatte): in stead of…
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