JLPT N4 Grammar (ka dou ka)

Meaning

whether or not~

How to use

Verb (casual form) かどうか
Noun
な-adjective
い-adjective + い
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Learn Japanese grammar: (ka dou ka). Meaning: whether or not~.


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Example #1

あしたはれるかどうかしらない。
ashita hareru ka dou ka shiranai.
I don't know if the weather will be clear or not tomorrow.
Example #2

それがただしいかどうかわからない。
sore ga tadashii ka dou ka wakaranai.
I'm not sure if that is correct or not.
Example #3

いくかどうかあとででんわでしらせます。
iku ka douka atode denwa de shirasemasu.
I'll let you know later by phone if I'm going or not.
Example #4

おいしいかどうかたべないとわからない。
oishii ka douka tabenai to wakaranai.
We won't know if it's good or not until we eat it.
Example #5

なまえをかいたかどうか、もういちどチェックしてください。
namae o kaita ka douka, mou ichido chekku shite kudasai.
Please check again if you wrote the name.
Example #6

このけいかくはせいこうできるかどうかしんぱいです。
kono keikaku wa seikou dekiru ka douka shinpai desu.
I'm worried if we'll be able to succeed with this plan.
Example #7

たなかさんがだいがくをそつぎょうできたかどうかしっていますか。
tanaka san ga daigaku o sotsugyou dekita ka douka shitte imasu ka.
Do you know if Tanaka graduated from college?
Example #8

かれがこのプレゼントをよろこぶかどうかわかりません。
kare ga kono purezento o yorokobu ka douka wakarimasen.
I don't know if he will be pleased with this gift.
Example #9

よわいかどうかとはまったくかんけいない。
yowai ka douka towa mattaku kankei nai.
It has nothing to do with weakness.

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