JLPT N1 Grammar (to iu mono)


during; for; since; over a period of time

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Noun (time unit)というもの
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Learn Japanese grammar: (to iu mono). Meaning: during; for; since; over a period of time.

The nouns must represent a unit of time and are often preceded by 「ここ」or「この」.

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Example #1

kono isshuukan to iu mono, sore bakkari desu.
We've had nothing else this past week
Example #2

hikkoshi shite kara no kono isshuukan to iu mono, zutto nimotsu no seiri o shiteiru.
I've been organizing my luggage for the past week since I moved.
Example #3

kanojo wa 3 nenkan to iu mono, kanzen ni jibun no shousetsu o kaku koto ni bottou shita.
For three years she was completely absorbed in writing her novel.
Example #4

kono isshuukan to iu mono, nouki ga chikai node zangyou ga tsudzuite iru.
Overtime has continued for the past week because the delivery date is near.
Example #5

kono ikkagetsu kan to iu mono, shigoto ga isogashikute asagohan o rokuni tabeteinai.
I haven't properly eaten breakfast for the past month because I've been busy with work.
Example #6

kono 40 nen to iu mono, watashi wa kazoku no tame ni, kaisha no tame ni mainichi isshoukenmei hataraite kita.
For the last 40 years, I have worked hard every day for my family and for my company.
Example #7

koko 3 nen to iu mono, mainichi hisshi ni shigoto ni uchikonde kita.
For the past three years, I have been desperately devoting myself to my work every day.

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