JLPT N4 Grammar (te iku)

Meaning

to start; to continue; to go on

How to use

Verb (て form)いく
いきます
いった
いきました
te iku ていく jlpt n4 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: (te iku) / (te itta). Meaning: to start; to continue; to go on.

This is used after a verb to express a continued change in state, usually for something that moves away from the speaker (not necessarily a physical movement), or away from another person’s viewpoint.

For something that moves towards the speaker, instead use .

How To Use:

This grammar requires the use of て form. If you don’t know how to conjugate it, you can reference this table.

If you already know how to use て form, skip down to the examples.

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- Example Sentences

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Example #1

あるいていく。
aruite iku.
to walk / to go by walking / to start walking
Example #2

かれはまいにちえきまであるいていきます。
kare wa mainichi eki made aruite ikimasu.
He walks to the station every day.
Example #3

ふねはみなとをでていった。
fune wa minato o detteita.
The ship pulled out of the harbor.
Example #4

かれはきょうとへひっこしていった。
kare wa kyouto he hikkoshite itta.
He moved to Kyoto.
Example #5

ことしはあっというまにすぎていく。
kotoshi attoiuma ni sugite iku.
This year is going by really fast.
Example #6

なにもいわずにへやをでていきました。
nanimo iwazu ni heya o dete ikimashita.
I left the room without saying anything.
Example #7

わたしはにほんごをきくことになれていきました。
watashi wa nihongo o kiku koto ni narete ikimashita.
I've started to get used to listening in Japanese.
Example #8

あめがふるからかさをもっていったほうがいいよ。
ame ga furu kara kasa o motte itta hou ga ii yo.
It's going to rain so you better bring an umbrella.
Example #9

それはこんごけっていしていきます。
kore wa kongo kettei shite ikimasu.
We'll decide that from now on.
Example #10

けっこんしてからもしごとをつづけていくつもりです。
kekkon shite kara mo shigoto o tsudzukete iku tsumori desu.
I plan to continue to work even after getting married.

Vocabulary List

KanjiKanaEnglish
歩くあるくto walk
結婚けっこんmarriage
仕事しごとwork
続くつづくto continue
つもりplan
今年ことしthis year
あっという間にあっというまにjust like that
過ぎるすぎるto pass by
かれhe
京都きょうとKyoto
引っ越すひっこすto move
ふねboat
みなとport; harbor
雨が降るあめがふるto rain
かさumbrella
持っていくもっていくto bring
今後こんごfrom now on
決定けっていdecide
毎日まいにちevery day
えきstation
わたしI
聞くきくto listen; to ask
慣れていくなれていくto get used to
何もなにもnothing
部屋へやroom
出ていくでていくto leave; to go

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