JLPT N1 Grammar (gatera)


while; on the same occasion; at the same time; coincidentally ~

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Verb ます (sterm form)がてら
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Learn Japanese grammar: (gatera). Meaning: while; on the same occasion; at the same time; coincidentally ~.

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Example #1

sanpo gatera, konbini ni itte kuru yo.
I'm going for a walk and will stop by a convenience store.
Example #2

tomodachi o eki made okuri gatera DVD o kaeshite kita.
While I was dropping my friend off at the station, I returned the DVD.
Example #3

asobi gatera otachi yori kudasai.
Please stop by when you are free
Example #4

chotto kaimono gatera, ginkou ni yotte kichou shite kimasu.
After a little shopping, I will stop by the bank and update my bank book.
Example #5

kouyou wo migatera tonari no machi made aruita.
While looking at the autumn leaves, I ended up walking to the next town.
Example #6

kesa ni ranningu gatera kouen no sakura o mi ni itta ga, mada hayakatta.
I went to see the cherry blossoms in the park while I was running this morning, but it was still too early.
Example #7

shinnenkai no shitami gatera nomini itta izakaya wa, amari yokunakatta.
While scouting for locations for the new year party, the izakaya that we had drinks at wasn't that great.
Example #8

kondo oosaka ni iku toki wa kankou gatera oosaka ni sunde iru mukashi no tomodachi ni mo atte kiyou ka to omou.
When I go to Osaka next time for sightseeing, I think I'll also meet my old friends who live there.

Vocabulary List

立ち寄るたちよるto drop by; visit
新年会しんねんかいnew year party
下見したみpreliminary inspection
居酒屋いざかやbar / restaurant
紅葉こうようautumn colors

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