JLPT N4 Grammar (te / de)


conjunctive particle; so; because of [A], [B]...

How to use

Verb (て form)
Noun +で (usually bad things)
な-adjective + で
い-adjective + くて
te de て・で て・で jlpt n4 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: (te / de). Meaning: conjunctive particle; so; because of [A], [B]…

This is used to connect 2 things and place blame on the first part.

[A] + て/で + [B]

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Example #1

saikin wa isogashi kute amari undou o shiteinai.
Lately, I've been busy and so I haven't been working out.
Example #2

jitensha no kagi o nakushite, ie made aruite kaetta.
I lost the key to my bicycle, so I walked home.
Example #3

ano kyoushitsu no doa wa furukute ake nikui desu.
The door in that classroom is old and hard to open.
Example #4

pasokon no choushi ga waru kute, shigoto ga deki nakatta.
My computer was acting up and I wasn't able to do any work.
Example #5

nihon ni kite kara hantoshi o tata. kazoku ni aenakute sabishii.
A half-year has passed since I came to Japan. Since I can't see my family, I am a little lonely.
Example #6

musume wa choushi ga warukute, bangohan o tabenakatta.
My daughter is not feeling well, so she didn't eat her dinner.
Example #7

kinou no jishin de zenkoku no 100 nin kurai nakunatta.
About 100 people across the country died in the earthquake yesterday.
Example #8

kyuuryou wa sukunakute, ima no shigoto o yametai desu.
My salary is low, so I want to quit my current job.
Example #9

konkai no shiken wa muzukashikute, goukaku no jishin ga zenzen nai da.
This exam this time was very difficult, so I am not confident I will pass.

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