JLPT N3 Grammar (te goran)

Meaning

(please) try to; (please) look

How to use

Verb (て form)ごらん(なさい)
te goran てごらん jlpt n3 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: 【てごらん】(te goran). Meaning: (please) try to; (please) look.

ご覧【ごらん】(goran) is the more formal version of 見る (miru). It has a similar meaning to .

It can also be written as (goran nasai) to express an order.


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Example #1

もういちどやってごらん。
mou ichido yatte goran.
Try it one more time.
Example #2

もういちどいってごらん。
mou ichido itte goran.
Please say that once more.
Example #3

これはおいしいから、たべてごらん。
kore wa oishii kara, tabete goran.
This tastes really good, so please eat it.
Example #4

ほら、みてごらん。そらににじがでているよ。
hora, mite goran. sora ni niji ga dete iru yo.
Look, there's a rainbow in the sky!
Example #5

わからなかったら、せんせいにきいてごらん。
wakaranakattara, sensei ni kiite goran.
If you don’t understand, you should ask your teacher.
Example #6

にがくないからちょっとのんでごらん。
nigakunai kara chotto nonde goran.
It's not bitter, try drinking some.
Example #7

そのことばをじしょでしらべてごらんなさい。
sono kotoba o jisho de shirabete goran nasai.
Look up that word in the dictionary.
Example #8

きみがかれのたちばにたってごらんなさい。
kimi ga kare no tachiba ni tatte gorannasai.
Try putting yourself in his position.

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