JLPT N5 Grammar (naide kudasai)

Meaning

please don't do

How to use

Verb (ない form) + でください
naide-kudasai ないでください jlpt n5 grammar meaning 文法例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: (naide kudasai). Meaning: please don’t do.

This is used after a verb to request to the listener to not do something.

You can remove the ください (kudasai), to just say (naide), which is more casual.

Be careful to not confuse this with the other meaning.

Example A) Please don’t

ika naide kudasai.

Please don’t go!

Example B)

sore o tabe naide kudasai.

Please don’t eat that.

Other Notes


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- Example Sentences

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Example #1

なかないでください。
nakanaide kudasai
Please don't cry.
Example #2

このパソコンをつかわないでください。
kono pasokon o tsukawanaide kudasai.
Please don't use this computer.
Example #3

あしたのよていをわすれないでください。
ashita no yotei o wasure naide kudasai.
Don't forget about our plans tomorrow!
Example #4

わたしのことをしんぱいしないでください。
watashi no koto o shinpai shi naide kudasai.
Please don't worry about me.
Example #5

みちのじゃまをしないでください。
michi no jama o shi naide kudasai
Please don't block the street.
Example #6

じむしょでたべないでください。
jimusho de tabe naide kudasai.
Please don't eat in the office.
Example #7

ひとりにしたいからここにこないでください。
hitori ni shitai kara koko ni ko naide kudasai.
I want to be alone, so please don't come over here.

Vocabulary List

KanjiKanaEnglish
行くいくto go
食べるたべるto eat
泣かないでなかないでdo not cry
明日あしたtomorrow
予定よていplans
忘れないでわすれないでdo not forget
私のことわたしのことabout me; as for me
心配しんぱいworry
みちroad
邪魔じゃまobstruction
事務所じむしょoffice

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