JLPT N2 Grammar (te irai)


since; henceforth~

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Verb (てform)以来
te irai て以来 ていらい jlpt n2 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: 【ていらい】(te irai). Meaning: since; henceforth~.

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Example #1

nihon ni kite irai, haha no ryouri o tabete inai.
I haven't eaten my mother's cooking since coming to Japan.
Example #2

kanojo wa nyuugaku irai, ichido mo jugyou o yasunde inai.
She hasn't missed a class since starting school.
Example #3

kare wa hitori gurashi o hajimete irai, zutto gaishoku ga tsudukete iru.
He's been constantly eating out since he started living alone.
Example #4

sono sushiya no sushi o tabete irai, zutto sono mise no fan desu.
I've been a fan of that sushi restaurant ever since I first tried their sushi.
Example #5

daigaku ni nyuugaku irai, seikatsu no tame ni mainichi baito shiteiru.
Since starting university, I've been working a part-time job to help with my expenses.
Example #6

sono ko wa, ryoushin ga jiko de nakunatte irai, warawanaku natte shimatta.
That child hasn't been able to laugh since both of their parents died in an accident.

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