JLPT N2 Grammar (sei ka)

Meaning

perhaps because~

How to use

Verb (casual)せいか
Noun + の
な-adjective + な/だった
い-adjective
sei ka せいか jlpt n2 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: (sei ka). Meaning: perhaps because~.

This can be used for both positive or negative outcomes.


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Example #1

たくさんしごとをしたせいか、びょうきになってしまった。
takusan shigoto o shita sei ka, byouki ni natte shimatta.
I got sick perhaps because I worked too much
Example #2

くすりをのんだせいかずつうがなおった。
kusuri o nonda sei ka zutsuu ga naotta.
My headache has gone away, likely from the medicine I took.
Example #3

きょうはおてんきがよいせいか、とてもねむたいです。
kyou wa otenki ga yoi sei ka, totemo nemutai desu.
I'm very sleepy, perhaps because of the nice weather today.
Example #4

としのせいか、さいきんはいろんなことをよくわすれた。
toshi no sei ka, saikin wa ironna koto o yoku wasureta.
I forget many things recently, probably because I am aging.
Example #5

すいみんぶそくのせいか、めまいがした。
suimin busoku no sei ka, memai ga shita.
I felt dizzy, probably because of my lack of sleep.
Example #6

ストレスがいっぱいあるせいか、いがいたいです。
sutoresu ga ippai aru sei ka, i ga itai desu.
My stomach hurts, probably because I have a lot of stress.
Example #7

けさはくすりをのんだせいか、ねむたくなった。
kesa wa kusuri o nonda sei ka nemutaku natta.
I became sleepy, probably because of the medicine I took this morning.
Example #8

あついせいか、しょくよくがないです。
atsui sei ka, shokuyoku ga nai desu.
I don't have an appetite now, probably because of the hot weather.
Example #9

ゆうべおさけをたくさんのんだせいか、きょうはきぶんがわるい。
yuube osake o takusan nonda seika, kyou wa kibun ga warui.
I feel sick today, probably because I drink a lot of sake last night.
Example #10

らいしゅう、にほんごのテストがあるせいか、なんだかおちつかない。
raishuu, nihongo no tesuto ga aru sei ka, nanda ka ochitsukanai.
Perhaps of the Japanese test next week, I can't seem to settle down.

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