JLPT N3 Grammar (nagara mo)

How to use

Verb ます (stem form)ながら(も)
Verb (て form) + い
い-adjective + い
nagara mo ながらも jlpt n3 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: (nagara mo). Meaning: but; although; despite ~.

  • The も at the end is optional and is often just used as ながら (nagara)

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Example #1

semai nagara mo, kono manshon wa daisuki da.
Despite it being small, I love this apartment.
Example #2

zannen nagara mo, kyou no ibento ni ikemasen.
Unfortunately, I will not be able to go to today's event.
Example #3

uchi wa mazushii nagara mo, kazoku no naka ga ii shi, shiawase da.
Even though my family is poor, we get along well and are happy.
Example #4

ana chan wa kodomo nagara mo, ironna koto o shitteiru.
Although Anna-chan is just a child, she knows quite a lot of various things.
Example #5

kanojo wa daietto suru to ittei nagara, kyou mo aisu o tabetteiru.
She says she's going to diet, but she's eating ice cream again today.
Example #6

warui koto dato shittei nagara, kanojo wa heiki de uso o tsuku.
Despite knowing what she's doing is wrong, she just plain lied about it.
Example #7

kare no kotoba wa kibishii nagara mo atatakai.
His words are strict but kind.
Example #8

kare wa sukunai nagara mo mochiawasete ita kane o zenbu watashi ni kureta.
He gave me what little money he had on him.

Vocabulary List

狭いせまいnarrow; small
仲がいいなかがいいgood relationship
悪いわるいbad; not good
平気へいきnormal; fine
嘘をつくうそをつくto lie

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