JLPT N1 Grammar (gatera)


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

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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

asobi gatera otachi yori kudasai.
Please stop by when you are free
Example #3

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 #4

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

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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