JLPT N2 Grammar (tsutsu aru)

Meaning

to be doing; to be in the process of doing ~

How to use

Verb ます (stem form)つつある
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Learn Japanese grammar: (tsutsu aru). Meaning: to be doing; to be in the process of doing ~.


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Example #1

スマホのとうじょうで、デジタルカメラのにんきがなくなりつつある。
sumaho no toujou de, dejitaru kamera no ninki ga nakunari tsutsu aru.
Since the release of the smartphone, digital camera's have been losing popularity.
Example #2

さいきんはゴルフをしていないので、へたになりつつあります。
saikin wa gorufu o shite inai node, heta ni nari tsutsu arimasu.
Lately I haven't been playing golf, so I am losing my touch.
Example #3

にほんはこうれいかがすすみつつある。
nihon wa koureika ga susumi tsutsu aru.
Japan's population continues to age.
Example #4

じこからいっしゅうかんがたち、げんいんなどがあきらかになりつつある。
jiko kara isshuukan ga tachi, genin nado ga akiraka ni nari tsutsu aru.
It's been one week since the accident and the cause of the accident is becoming clear.
Example #5

さいきん、かいものをしすぎておかねがなくなりつつあります。
saikin, kaimono o shisugite okane ga nakunari tsutsu arimasu.
Lately I've been shopping too much and am losing money.
Example #6

コスプレぶんかがせかいにひろまりつつあるようだ。
kosupule bunka ga sekai ni hiromari tsutsu aru youda.
Cosplay culture is spreading around the world.
Example #7

ちゅうきゅうになって、「は」と「が」のちがいがわかりつつある。
chuukyuu ni natte,「wa」 to 「ga」 no chigai ga wakari tsutsu aru.
I have reached intermediate level and am now learning the differences between the "wa" and "ga" particles.

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