JLPT N5 Grammar (naide kudasai)


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.

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Example #1

nakanaide kudasai
Please don't cry.
Example #2

kono pasokon o tsukawanaide kudasai.
Please don't use this computer.
Example #3

ashita no yotei o wasure naide kudasai.
Don't forget about our plans tomorrow!
Example #4

watashi no koto o shinpai shi naide kudasai.
Please don't worry about me.
Example #5

michi no jama o shi naide kudasai
Please don't block the street.
Example #6

jimusho de tabe naide kudasai.
Please don't eat in the office.
Example #7

hitori ni shitai kara koko ni ko naide kudasai.
I want to be alone, so please don't come over here.

Vocabulary List

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
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

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