JLPT N1 Grammar (to atte)

Meaning

due to the fact that; because of ~

How to use

Verb (casual)とあって
Noun +(だ)
な-adjective +(だ)
い-adjective + い

Learn Japanese grammar: (to atte). Meaning: due to the fact that; because of ~.

This is not often used regarding one’s own self.

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Example #1

なつやすみとあって、へいじつなのにがくせいがたくさんいる。
natsuyasumi to atte, heijitsu nanoni gakusei ga takusan iru.
Due to it being summer break, even though it's a weekday, there are lots of students here.
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 crowded.
Example #3

このうどんやはりょうがおおくやすいとあって、がくせいににんきがあります。
kono udonya wa ryou ga ooku yasui to atte, gakusei ni ninki ga arimasu.
Because this udon shop is cheap with large portions, it's very popular with students.
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
Due to the fact that today is a holiday, traffic will be backed up.
Example #5

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 #6

ふじさんのさんちょうとあって、8がつなのにふゆのようにさむい。
fujisan no sanchou to atte, 8 gatsu nanini fuyu no you ni samui.
Because it's the peak of Mt. Fuji, even though it's August it feels like winter.
Example #7

しんねんとあって、そとはばくちくのおとでにぎやかだ。
shinnen to atte, soto wa bakuchiku no oto de nigiyaka da.
Because it's the New Year, it's lively outside with the sound of firecrackers.
Example #8

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.

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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