JLPT N5 Grammar (naa)

Meaning

sentence ending particle; confirmation; admiration, etc

How to use

end of sentence + な(あ)
naa なあ jlpt n5 grammar meaning 文法例文 japanese flashcards

Grammar Notes:

Learn Japanese grammar: (naa). Meaning: a sentence-ending particle that can used to express the following:

  • ask for confirmation from listener (..right?)
  • express hope (it’d be nice if..)
  • express admiration (wow..)
  • express uncertainty (I wonder..)
  • add general emphasis to what is being said

(naa) is often simply written as (na) without the extra あ.

  • There are some similarities with the other sentence ending particle .

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- Example Sentences

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Example #1

たくさんのひとがいるなあ。
takusan no hito ga iru naa.
Wow, there's a lot of people here.
Example #2

これ、おいしいなあ。
kore, oishii naa.
This is really delicious.
Example #3

あつくなってきたなあ。
atsu ku natte kita naa.
It's starting to get hotter.
Example #4

それはほんとうかな。
sore wa hontou kana.
I wonder if that's true..
Example #5

あしたははれるかなあ。
ashita wa hareru kanaa.
I wonder if the weather will clear up tomorrow.
Example #6

トイレはどこかな。
toire wa doko kana.
I wonder where the restroom is..
Example #7

あたまがいたいな。
atama ga itai na.
I've got a headache..
Example #8

あたらしいじてんしゃがほしいなあ。
atarashii jitensha ga hoshii naa.
I really want a new bicycle..
Example #9

あなたはぜんぶひとりでつくりましたか?しごいなあ!
anata wa zenbu hitori de tsukuri mashita ka? Sugoi naa!
You made all of this by yourself? That's too awesome!

Vocabulary List

KanjiKanaEnglish
美味しいおいしいdelicious
暑いあついhot
本当ほんとうtruth
明日あしたtomorrow
晴れるはれるto clear up (weather)
あたまhead
痛いいたいpain
新しいあたらしいnew
自転車じてんしゃbicycle
欲しいほしいwant
全部ぜんぶeverything
一人でひとりでby oneself
作るつくるto make
凄いすごいawesome

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