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  1. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【Question★誰と (dare to): with whom / who ….wi…

    Meaning: with whom日本語 / にほんご / Japanese(1)彼女は誰と働いているのか / 働いているのですか。(2)あなたは誰…

  2. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【Question★誰が(dare ga)”who”】

    Meaning: whoFormation: 誰が / だれが/ dare ga + phrase 日本語 / にほんご / Japanes…

  3. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【Question★何で(nan de): by what】

    Meaning:by what / how なにで/なんで by what means, by what ,how日本語 / にほんご /…

  4. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【Question★何を(nani o)”what”】

    What in Japanese (何) has two readings: nani and nan. Nan is always used before…

  5. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【Question★何(nan)”what”】

    What in Japanese (何) has two readings: nani and nan. Nan is always used before…

  6. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【Question★知っていますか(shitte imasuka)+ “Do you k…

    Meaning: Do you know…?Formation:noun+を知っていますか (do you know….?) noun+について知っ…

  7. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【Question★ありますか/ いますか(arimasuka/imasuka) “Is…

    は(が)ありますか (arimasuka) : Is there (used for non-living things)?は(が)いますか (imasuka…

  8. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【Question★嫌いですか/ 好きですか(kirai desuka/ suki desuka) …

    Meaning:Do you dislike / like__? Formation:nounが嫌(きら)いですか /  nounが好(す)きですか日…

  9. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【Question★Question Marker か】

    か(ka) is a very useful little syllable. Think of it as a ? question mark.Once …

  10. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N1★ずとも (zu tomo): even without doing】

    Meaning: even without doingFormation:Verb-ないform (-ない) + ずとも日本語 / …

  11. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N1★ずくめ (zukume): entirely, completely】

    Meaning: entirely; completelyFormation:Noun + ずくめ日本語…

  12. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N1★ずじまい (zu jimai): never】

    Meaning: never; did not (have the chance to);ended up notFormation:Verb-…

  13. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N1★ざる (zaru): not, -un】

    Meaning: not; un-Formation:Verb-ないform (-ない) + ざるException: する => せざ…

  14. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N1★ゆえに (yue ni): therefore, consequently】

    Meaning: because, due to, thereforeFormation:Verb-casual + (が)ゆえ(に)/(が)ゆ…

  15. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N1★ようによっては (you ni yotte wa): depending on】

    Meaning: depending onFormation:Verb-ますstem + ようによっては日本…

  16. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N1★(よ)うにも~ない (you nimo~nai): even if one tri…

    Meaning: even if one tries to do something, it can’t be doneFormation:Ve…

  17. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N1★(よ)うものなら (you mono nara): if one chooses …

    Meaning: if one chooses to; if one happens toFormation:Verb-volitional f…

  18. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N1★(よ)うか~まいか (you ka~mai ka): whether or not…

    Meaning: whether or notFormation:Verb-volitional form + か + Verb-diction…

  19. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N1★(よ)うが~まいが/(よ)うと~まいと (you ga~mai ga/you to…

    Meaning: whether or notFormation:Verb-volitional + うが + Verb-dictionary …

  20. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N1★(よ)うが/(よ)うと (you ga/you to): no matter ho…

    Meaning: even if; no matter how/whatFormation:Verb-volitional + が/とNou…

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