JLPT N1 Grammar (to atte)

Meaning

because of; due to the fact

How to use

Verb (casual)とあって
Noun
いadjective
なadjective

Learn Japanese grammar: (to atte). Meaning: because of; due to the fact. This grammar point is not often used regarding one’s own self, but usually for other people or events.

Example A)

kyuujitsu to atte

because it is a holiday / due to the fact that it is a holiday..

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Example #1

ひさしぶりのさいかいとあって、かれらはなんじかんもはなしていた。
hisashiburi no saikai to atte, karera wa nanjikan mo hanashiteita.
They talked for hours because they had not seen each other in a long time.
Example #2

ゴールデンウィークとあって、どこにいってもこんでいる。
gooruden wiiku to atte, doko ni itte mo kondeiru.
Since it's Golden Week, no matter where you go it'll be busy.
Example #3

けっしょうせんとあって、そのしあいのにゅうじょうけんはすぐにうりきれた。
kesshousen to atte, sono shiai no nyujouken wa suguni uri kireta.
Since it was the championship match, the tickets sold out right away.
Example #4

きょうはきゅうじつとあって、こうつうがじゅうたいする。
kyou wa kyuujitsu to atte, koutsuu ga jutai suru
There's a lot of traffic jams today due to the fact that today is a holiday.

Vocabulary List

KanjiKanaEnglish
再開さいかいreunion
ゴールデンウイークGolden Week (week long holiday)
混んでいるこんでいるto be crowded
決勝戦けっしょうせんfinal match (of tournament)
入場券にゅうじょうけんadmission ticket
交通こうつうtraffic
渋滞じゅうたいcongestion

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