JLPT N1 Grammar (gatera)

Meaning

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

How to use

Verb ます (sterm form)がてら
Noun
gatera がてら jlpt n1 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: (gatera). Meaning: while; on the same occasion; at the same time; coincidentally ~.

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Example #1

さんぽがてら、コンビニにいってくるよ。
sanpo gatera, konbini ni itte kuru yo.
I'm going for a walk and will stop by a convenience store.
Example #2

ともだちをえきまでおくりがてらDVDをかえしてきた。
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

あそびがてらおたちよりください。
asobi gatera otachi yori kudasai.
Please stop by when you are free
Example #4

ちょっとかいものがてら、ぎんこうによってきちょうしてきます。
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

こうようをみがてらとなりのまちまであるいた。
kouyou wo migatera tonari no machi made aruita.
While looking at the autumn leaves, I ended up walking to the next town.
Example #6

けさにランニングがてらこうえんのさくらをみにいったが、まだはやかった。
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

しんねんかいのしたみがてらのみにいったいざかやは、あまりよくなかった。
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

こんどおおさかにいくときはかんこうがてらおおさかにすんでいるむかしのともだちにもあってきようかとおもう。
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

KanjiKanaEnglish
散歩さんぽwalk
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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