JLPT N4 Grammar (o~ni naru)

How to use

お + Verb ます (stem form)になる
になります
お/ご + Noun
o~ni naru お~になる お~になる jlpt n4 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: (o~ni naru). Meaning: to do (honorific).

Use with Verb

  • たべます (tabemasu) “to eat”.
  • changes by: お + たべますになる
  • becomes: お食べになる (otabe in naru) “to eat” (honorific).

Use with Noun

When used with a noun, it is preceded by either お (o) or ご (go), but is limited to only nouns which indicate actions (suru verbs).


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Example #1

なにをおのみになりますか。
nani o onomi ni narimasu ka.
What would you like to have to drink?
Example #2

おすわりになりませんか。
osuwari ni narimasen ka?
Do you want to sit down?
Example #3

せんせいはなんじごろおもどりになりますか?
sensei wa nanji goro omodori ni narimasuka?
Teacher, around what time will you return?
Example #4

なにをおたべになるのですか。
nani o otabe ni naru no desu ka.
What will you have to eat?
Example #5

どうか、ぜひおはいりになってください。
douka, zehi ohairi ni natte kudasai.
Do come in, please.
Example #6

ぶちょうはたばこをおすいになりません。
buchou wa tabako o osui ni narimasen.
Our manager does not smoke.
Example #7

しゃちょうはぜんぜんおさけをおのみになりません。
shachou wa zenzen osake o onomi ni narimasen.
The company president doesn't drink any alcohol at all.
Example #8

きのう、かいちょうはおなくなりました。
kinou, kaichou wa onaku narimashita.
Yesterday the Chairman passed away.
Example #9

やまだかちょうはもうおかえりになりました。
yamada kachou wa mou okaeri ni narimashita.
Yamada manager has already returned home.

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