JLPT N1 Grammar (uchi ni hairanai)


not really; can't be regarded as ~

How to use

Verb (casual)うちに(は)入らない
Noun + の
な-adjective + な
い-adjective + い
uchi ni hairanai うちに入らない うちにはいらない jlpt n1 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: 【うちにはいらない】(uchi ni hairanai). Meaning: not really; can’t be regarded as ~.

This is used to say that something is not enough to think that it falls within a certain range. It is similar to 「~だとは言えない」”I can’t say ~”

It may also be used as うちには入らない (uchi niwa hairanai).

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Example #1

nihongo wa chotto fukuzatsu desu ga, sekai de ichiban muzukashii gengo no uchi ni hairanai.
Japanese is a little complicated, but it is not one of the most difficult languages in the world.
Example #2

mainichi itsutsu tango o oboeru toiu dake de wa, benkyou no uchi niwa hairanai.
Just memorizing five words every day is not enough to count as studying.
Example #3

ano goro no tsurasa to kurabetara, ima no joukyou wa tsurai uchi ni hairanai.
Compared to the pain of those days, the current situation cannot even be regarded as painful.
Example #4

kono chaahan no aji wa ii desu ga, oishii ryouri no uchi niwa hairanai.
The taste of this fried rice is good, but I can't say it qualifies as delicious food.
Example #5

isei to futari de shokuji ni iku no wa uwaki no uchi ni hairanai.
Going out for dinner with the opposite sex cannot be said to be infidelity.
Example #6

sore dake shika tabenai no? tabeta uchi ni hairanai yo. atode onaka suichau yo.
You're only eating that much? That amount doesn't really count as eating and you'll be hungry later.
Example #7

suimin 3 jikan wa neta uchi niwa hairanai. watashi wa 8 jikan kurai nenai to yokujitsu tsurai.
3 hours of I sleep doesn't really count as sleeping. If I don't sleep for about 8 hours, the next day is rough for me.

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