JLPT N2 Grammar (kara niwa)

Meaning

now that; since; so long as; because

How to use

Verb (dictionary form)からには
Verb (casual, past)

Learn Japanese grammar: (kara niwa). Meaning: now that; since; so long as; because.

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Example #1

やくそくしたからにはそのやくそくをまもらなければならない。
yakusoku shita kara niwa sono yakusoku o mamoranakereba naranai.
Since you’ve made a promise, you must keep it.
Example #2

わたしはJLPT N2 しけんをうけるからには、ごうかくしたいです。
watashi wa JLPT N2 shiken o ukeru kara niwa, goukaku shitai desu.
Now that I will be taking the JLPT N2, I want to pass!
Example #3

じぶんできめたからには、たいへんでもがんばります。
jibun de kimeta kara niwa, taihen demo ganbari masu.
Since this is something I decided, even if things get rough I will push through it.
Example #4

ほっかいどうにきたからには、カニやイクラなど、うみのさちをたべたい。
hokkaidou ni kita kara niwa, kani ya ikura nado, umi no sachi o tabetai.
Since I've come to Hokkaido, I want to eat various seafood like crab and squid.
Example #5

だいがくにいくからには、まいにちまじめにべんきょうするつもりだ。
daigaku ni iku kara niwa, mainichi majime ni benkyou suru tsumori da.
Since I will go to university, I plan to study earnestly everyday.
Example #6

かいがいでせいかつするからには、いろいろとこまることがおこるのはしかたがない。
kaigai de seikatsu suru kara niwa, iroiro to komaru koto ga okoru nowa shikata ga nai.
When living abroad, it is inevitable that various problems will occur.
Example #7

おみせをひらいたからには、たくさんのおきゃくさんにきてもらいたい。
omise o hiraita kara niwa, takusan no okyaku san ni kite moraitai.
Now that I've opened up a shop, I hope many customers come by.
Example #8

にほんにすんでいるからには、にほんのほうりつにしたがわなければならない。
nihon ni sunde iru kara niwa, nihon no houritsu ni shitagawa nakereba naranai.
Since you are living in Japan, you must abide by Japan's laws.

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