JLPT N1 Grammar (ga hayai ka)

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Verb (dictionary)が早いか

Learn Japanese grammar: (ga hayai ka). Meaning: as soon as.

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Example #1

変わるのとほとんど同時に
sono hito wa, shingou no iro ga kawaru ga hayai ka, hashiri dashita.
That guy ran off as soon as the crosswalk light changed.
Example #2

開店したとたんに
depaato ga kaiten suru ga hayai ka, shufu tachi ga tokubaijou ni oshiyoseta.
As soon as the new department store opened, all of the house wives rushed in for the bargain sales.
Example #3

なったととたんに
rinseki no kurasumeito wa, jugyou no owari no beru ga naru ga hayai ka, kyoushitsu wo dete itta.
My classmate who sits next to me rushed out of the classroom the instant the bell rang.

Vocabulary List

KanjiKanaEnglish
信号しんごうtraffic light
走り出すはしりだすto run
開店かいてんopen up shop
主婦しゅふhousewife
特売場とくばいじょうbargain sale
押し寄せるおしよせるto rush for; advance on; march for
隣席りんせきnext seat; seat next to

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