JLPT N3 Grammar (tame ni)

Meaning

for; in order to; for the benefit of; because of; as a result of ~

How to use

Verbため(に)
Noun + の
な-adjective + な
い-adjective
tame ni ために jlpt n3 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: 【ために】(tame ni). Meaning: for; in order to; for the benefit of; because of; as a result of ~.

There are 2 main meanings for this grammar:

Meaning 1 – for; in order to; for the benefit of.

Meaning 2 – because of; as a result of.

This may also be used as .


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Example #1

にほんへりょこうするために、ちょきんしています。
nihon e ryokou o suru tame ni, chokin shite imasu.
I'm saving money to travel to Japan.
Example #2

かれしにあうために、とうきょうにいきます。
kareshi ni au tame ni, toukyou ni ikimasu.
I'm going to Tokyo to see my boyfriend.
Example #3

こんどのめんせつのために、このスーツをかいました。
kondo no mensetsu no tame ni, kono suutsu o kaimashita.
I bought this suit for my upcoming interview.
Example #4

けんこうのために、まいあさにはしっています。
kenkou no tame ni, mai asa ni hashitteimasu.
For my health, I go running every morning.
Example #5

わたしたちは、みんながこうへいにあつかわれるための、めいかくないちれんのきそくがひつようです。
watashitachi wa, minna ga kouhei ni atsukawareru tame no, meikaku na ichiren no kisoku ga hitsuyou da.
We need a clear set of rules whereby everyone is treated fairly.
Example #6

らいしゅうのしけんのため、かんじをべんきょうしておきました。
raishuu no shiken no tame, kanji o benkyou shite okimashita.
I studied my kanji in preparation for next week's exam.
Example #7

べつにかれのためにつくったわけではない。
betsu ni kare no tame ni tsukutta wake dewa nai.
It’s not like I made this for him.
Example #8

らいねんからひとりぐらしするために、おかねをためています。
rainen kara hitori gurashi suru tame ni, okane o tameteimasu.
I will live alone from next year and so I am saving money.
Example #9

わたしのちちはとうきょうにいったため、ここにはいない。
watashi no chichi wa toukyou ni itta tame, koko ni wa inai.
My father went to Tokyo, so he is not here.
Example #10

わたしはけつあつがひくかったため、たおれそうになった。
watashi wa ketsuatsu ga hikukatta tame, taoresou ni natta.
Since my blood pressure was low, I thought I was going to collapse.
Example #11

きょうはあつかったため、わたしはなにもするきにならなかった。
kyou wa atsukatta tame, watashi wa nanimo suru ki ni naranakatta.
I didn't feel like doing anything today because it was hot.

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