JLPT N4 Grammar (amari~nai)

How to use

あまりい-adjective + くない
な-adjective + じゃない
Verb (ない form)
amari~nai あまり~ない あまり~ない jlpt n4 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: (amari~nai). Meaning: not very, not much ~.

This is used in combination with the negative form of an adjective or verb to describe something that you don’t really do. ない can be conjugated normally into the more polite negative ません or past forms as well.

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Example #1

watashi wa amari undou shinai.
I don't really exercise.
Example #2

nihongo ga amari wakaranai.
I don't really understand Japanese.
Example #3

horaa eiga wa amari minai
I don't really watch horror movies.
Example #4

kare wa amari hayaku hashiru koto ga dekinai.
He can't run very fast.
Example #5

kono bunpo ga amari wakarimasen. Oshiete kudasai.
I don't understand this grammar very well, could you please explain it to me?
Example #6

kono tabemono wa amari oishi kunakatta.
The food wasn't that great.
Example #7

watashi wa amari tenisu ga jouzu dewa nai.
I'm not very good at tennis.
Example #8

tsumetai nomimono ga amari suki jaarimasen.
I don't really like cold beverages.
Example #9

saikin wa isogashikute, tomodachi to amari asonde imasen.
I've been so busy lately that I've hardly seen my friends.

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