JLPT N5 Grammar (naide)

Meaning

without doing~ ; To do [B] without doing [A]

How to use

Verb (ない form) + で 2nd action
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Learn Japanese grammar: (naide). Meaning: without doing~ ; To do [B] without doing [A]

If no action follows ないで, it turns into a request. See lesson .


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Example #1

コーヒーには、いつもさとうをいれないでのみます。
koohii ni wa, itsumo satou o irenaide nomimasu.
I always drink coffee without putting any sugar in it.
Example #2

かのじょはかさをもたないででてしまった。
kanojo wa kasa o mota naide deteshimatta.
She left without bringing an umbrella.
Example #3

きのうはつかれていて、でんきをけさないでねてしまった。
kinou wa tsukarete ite, denki o kesanaide nete shimatta.
Yesterday I was so tired I fell asleep without turning off the lights.
Example #4

けさ、あさごはんをたべないでしごとにきました
kesa, asa gohan o tabenaide shigoto ni kimashita.
I came to work today without eating any breakfast.
Example #5

きのう、おふろにはいらないでねてしまった。
kinou, ofuro ni haira naide neteshimatta.
I went to bed yesterday without taking a bath/shower.
Example #6

あしたはしけんなので、こんやはねないでべんきょうします。
ashita wa shiken nanode, konya wa ne naide benkyou shimasu.
Tomorrow is test day, so I'm gonna stay up all night and study without sleep.
Example #7

さいきん、すずしいのでエアコンをつけないでねます。
saikin, suzushii no de, eakon o tsuke naide nemasu.
Lately it's pretty cool, so I go to sleep without using the AC.
Example #8

あさごはんをたべないでがっこうにきたから、おなかがすいた。
asagohan o tabenaide gakkou ni kita kara, onaka ga suita.
I came to school without eating breakfast, so I'm pretty hungry.

Vocabulary List

Kanji Kana English
今朝 けさ this morning
朝ご飯 あさごはん breakfast
食べない たべない to not eat
仕事 しごと work
来る くる to come; to go
お茶 おちゃ tea
砂糖 さとう sugar
入れない いれない to not put inside
飲む のむ to drink
最近 さいきん lately
涼しい すずしい cool
エアコン air conditioning
寝る ねる to sleep
昨日 きのう yesterday
お風呂に入る おふろにはいる to take a bath
明日 あした tomorrow
試験 しけん test; exam
今晩 こんばん tonight; this evening
勉強 べんきょう study
彼女 かのじょ she
かさ umbrella
持たない もたない to not have
出る でる to leave

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