JLPT N1 Grammar (te yamanai)


always; never stop; can’t help but ~

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Verb (て form)やまない
te yamanai てやまない jlpt n1 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: (te yamanai). Meaning: always; never stop; can’t help but ~.

This is used to express a strong / sincere feeling of the speaker of something they are always doing.

Kanji version: 「止まない」

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Example #1

boku wa kimitachi no goukaku o negatte yamanai.
I'm always wishing for your success.
Example #2

oya wa kodomo no shourai o kitai shite yamanai mono da.
Parents always have high expectation for their kids’ future.
Example #3

jishin de zenin ga buji o inotte yamanai.
I always wish for everyone's safety during an earthquake.
Example #4

go kekkon omedetou gozaimasu. ofutari no shiawase o negatte yamanai.
Congratulations on your wedding. I wish you both happiness.
Example #5

musuko ga gaikoku ni sumu to oya wa shinpai shite yamanai.
When one's son lives abroad, their parent will always be worried.
Example #6

jiko ni atta katagata no ichinichi demo hayaku kaifuku o inotte yamanai.
I never stop praying for the quick recovery of those who have had an accident.
Example #7

sonkei shite yamanai sensei ga taishoku sareru node, minna de soubetsukai o hiraku koto ni shita.
Since the always respected teacher will retire, we decided to hold a farewell party together with everyone.

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