JLPT N5 Grammar (ni iku)

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Verb (ます stem)にいく
に行く
に行った
ni iku に行く jlpt n5 grammar meaning 文法例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: 【にいく】(ni iku). Meaning: to go in order to do something; to go for the purpose of~

Let’s look at a simple example first:

食べにいく

tabe ni iku.

To go to eat.

Often the kanji form is used (に行く), but the hiragana version can be used as well (にいく).


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- Example Sentences

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Example #1

ともだちのいえにあそびにいく。
tomodachi no ie ni asobi ni iku.
I'm going to go over to my friends house to hang out.
Example #2

にほんにべんきょうしにいくつもりなのです。
nihon ni benkyou shini iku tsumori nano desu.
I'm planning to go to Japan to study!
Example #3

とうきょうへなにしにいくの?
toukyou e nani shi ni iku no?
What are you going to Tokyo for?
Example #4

わたしたちはこうえんにサッカーをしにいくつもりだ。
watashi tachi wa kouen ni sakkaa o shini iku tsumori da.
We're planning to go to the park to play soccer.
Example #5

メキシコへともだちにあいにいきます。
mekishiko e tomodachi ni ai ni ikimasu.
I'm going to Mexico to visit my friend.
Example #6

ちょっとはしりにいってきます。
chotto hashiri ni ittekimasu.
I'm going to go for a little run.
Example #7

あした、ゆうじんといっしょににほんしょくをたべにいきます。
ashita, yuujin to isshoni nihonshoku o tabe ni ikimasu.
I'm going out with my good friend tomorrow to eat Japanese food.
Example #8

わたしはこんどはベトナムへりょこうしにいきます。
watashi wa kondo wa betonamu e ryokou shi ni ikimasu.
For my next trip, I am going to go travel to Vietnam.
Example #9

ゴミをすてにいきます。
gomi o sute ni ikimasu.
I'll go take out the garbage.
Example #10

こんやラーメンをたべにいきましょう!
konya raamen o tabe ni ikimashou!
Let's go out to eat some ramen tonight!

Vocabulary List

KanjiKanaEnglish
友達ともだち friend; companion
いえhouse, residence, family
遊ぶあそぶto play; to enjoy oneself
行くいくto go; to move
日本にほんJapan
会うあうto meet; to encounter; to see
明日あしたtomorrow
今夜こんや this evening; tonigh
食べるたべるto eat
勉強べんきょうstudy
東京とうきょうTokyo
私達わたしたちwe
公園こうえんpark
走るはしるto run
友人ゆうじんbest friend
一緒にいっしょにtogether
日本食にほんしょくJapanese food
今度こんどthis/next time
旅行りょこうtravel
捨てるすてるto throw away

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