JLPT N5 Grammar (te kudasai)

How to use

Verb (てform)ください
te kudasai てください jlpt n5 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: (te kudasai). Meaning: to ask someone to please do ~

  • It is used at the end of a verb in order to request that someone do that action.
  • Sometimes the last ください (kudasai) part is just dropped, and て (te) form itself is used to make a request.

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

Each example sentence includes a Japanese hint, the romaji reading, and the English translation.

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Example #1

ちょっとまってください。
chotto matte kudasai
Please wait a moment.
Example #2

やめてください!
yamete kudasai!
Please stop!
Example #3

もっとゆっくりいってください。
motto yukkuri itte kudasai.
Please speak more slowly.
Example #4

しずかにしてください。
shizukani shite kudasai
Please quiet down.
Example #5

やってみてください。
yatte mite kudasai.
Give it a try!
Example #6

どうぞすわってください。
douzo suwatte kudasai.
Please go ahead and sit down.
Example #7

せんせい、このもんだいわかりませえん。mou ikkai setsumei shite kudasai.
sensei, kono mondai wakarimasen. mou ikkai setsumei shite kudasai.
Teacher, I don't understand this question. Could you please explain one more time?
Example #8

にほんごをおしえてください。
nihongo o oshiete kudasai.
Please teach me Japanese.
Example #9

わたしにおしらせてください。
watashi ni shirasete kudasai.
Please let me know.

Vocabulary List

KanjiKanaEnglish
待つまつto wait​
先生せんせいteacher; instructor; master
問題もんだいproblem; question (e.g. on a test)
分かるわかるto understand; to comprehend; to grasp; to see; to get; to follow
ゆっくりslowly
静か(な)しずかquiet
やってみるgive it a try
もう一回もういっかいone more time
説明せつめいexplanation
日本語にほんごJapanese language
教えるおしえるto teach
わたしI; me
知らせるしらせるto notify; to inform

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