Learn JLPT N4 Grammar (janai ka)

How to use

phraseじゃないか

Learn Japanese grammar: (janai ka). Meaning: right? isn’t it?

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Example #1

いこうじゃないか。
ikou janai ka.
Let's go, shall we?
Example #2

だめじゃないか。
dame janai ka.
You should know that's no good / you can't do that.
Example #3

だからいったじゃないか!
dakara itta janai ka!
I told you so! (didn't I)
Example #4

こんやがいしょくしようじゃないか。
konya gaishoku shiyou janai ka.
Let's go out for dinner tonight, shall we?
Example #5

きょうはげんきそうじゃないか。
kyou wa genki sou janai ka.
Well aren't you looking quite energetic today?
Example #6

おいわいにいっぱいやろうじゃないか。
oiwai ni ippai yarou janai ka.
Let's have a drink in celebration (shall we?)

Vocabulary List

KanjiKanaEnglish
行くいくto go
駄目だめno good; bad
言ういうto say
今夜こんやtonight
外食がいしょくeat out
今日きょうtoday
元気げんきenergetic
お祝いおいわいcelebration
一杯いっぱいone cup

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