JLPT N2 Grammar (kkonai)

Meaning

no chance of; …is definitely not possible

How to use

Verb ます (stem form)っこない
Verb (potential stem form)
kkonai っこない jlpt n2 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: (kkonai). Meaning: no chance of; …is definitely not possible.


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Example #1

くるまなんてかえっこないよ、じてんしゃをかうおかねもないんだから。
kuruma nante kae kkonai yo, jitensha o kau okane mo nain dakara.
There's no way I can buy a car! I don't even have enough money to buy a bicycle..
Example #2

3さいのこどもにそんなむずかしいことをいってもわかりっこないよ。
san sai no kodomo ni sonna muzukashii koto o ittemo wakarikkonai yo.
If you say something that difficult to a 3-year-old, there's no way they are going to be able to understand you..
Example #3

もうしんじゅくえきには100かいいじょういったんだから、まよいっこないよ。
mou shinjuku eki niwa 100 kai ijou ittan dakara, mayoi kkonai yo.
I've been to Shinjuku station over 100 times, so there's no way I'd get lost there.
Example #4

きょうじゅうにかんじを100じおぼえるなんてむりだ。できっこない。
kyoujuu ni kanji o 100ji oboerunante murida. deki kkonai.
It's impossible to memorize 100 kanji today.. There's no way I could do it..
Example #5

あのだいがくにはごうかくしっこない。ぼくはそんなにあたまがよくないから。
ano daigaku niwa goukaku shi kkonai. boku wa sonnani atama ga yokunai kara.
There's no way I could get into that university, I'm not that smart..
Example #6

こんなによわいせんしゅばかりでは、つぎのしあいにかてっこない。
konna ni yowai senshu bakari dewa, tsugi no shiai ni katekkonai.
With a team full of weak players like this, they won’t stand a chance in the next match.
Example #7

こんなひどいあらしにテニスなんかできっこない。きょうはやめとこう。
konna hidoi arashi ni tenisu nanka dekikkonai. kyou wa yametokou.
I can't play tennis in such a terrible storm. Let's call today's plans off.
Example #8

はいゆうになんかなれっこないとおやにもいわれたけれど、ゆめはすてられなかった。
haiyuu ni nanka narekkonai to oya nimo iwareta keredo,yume wa suterarenakatta.
Even though I've been told by my parents that I can't become an actress, I couldn't give up on my dream.

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