JLPT N5 Grammar (temo ii desu)

Meaning

is OK to ~; is alright to ~; may I ~?

How to use

Verb (て form)もいい(です)
い-adjective くて
な-adjective + で
Noun + で
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Learn Japanese grammar: (temo ii) & (temo ii desu ka). Meaning: is OK to ~; is alright to ~; may I ~? (indicates permission or request for permission).


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Example #1

トイレにいってもいいですか?
toire ni ittemo ii desu ka?
May I go to the restroom?
Example #2

うん、いってもいいですよ!
un, ittemo ii desu yo!
Sure, go a head!
Example #3

それをたべてもいいですか。
sore o tabetemo ii desu ka?
Can I eat that?
Example #4

わたしもいっしょにいっていい?
watashi mo isshoni itte ii?
Can I go with you?
Example #5

ここにすわってもいいですか?
koko ni suwattemo ii desu ka?
Is it OK if I sit here?
Example #6

ひとつしつもんをきいていいですか?
hitotsu shitsumon o kiite ii desu ka?
Do you mind if I ask you a question?
Example #7

あなたといっしょにいってもいいですよ。
anata to isshoni ittemo ii desu yo.
I don't mind going with you.
Example #8

いまはなしてもいいですか。
ima hanashi temo ii desu ka?
Can you talk now?
Example #9

わざわざいえにこなくてもいいですよ。
wazawaza ie ni konaku temo ii desu yo.
You don't need to bother coming all the way to my home.

Vocabulary List

KanjiKanaEnglish
トイレrestroom
行くいくto go
わたしI; me
一緒にいっしょにtogether
座るすわるto sit
くるまcar
高いたかいexpensive; tall
一つひとつone
質問しつもんquestion
聞くきくto ask

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