JLPT N5 Grammar (nakute wa ikenai)


must do; need to do

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Verb (ない form) なくてはいけない
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Learn Japanese grammar: (nakute wa ikenai) / (nakute wa ikemasen) . Meaning: must do; need to do.

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Example #1

hontouni sugu ika nakute wa ikenai.
I really have to go now.
Example #2

isoga nakute wa ikenai.
I have to hurry.
Example #3

mou juu ji da. ne nakute wa ikenai.
It's already 10 o'clock. I must go to sleep.
Example #4

nihongo o motto benkyou shi nakute wa ikenai.
I really need to study Japanese more.
Example #5

hana no mizu yari o shi nakute wa ikemasen.
You must water the flowers.
Example #6

ashita, hayaku oki nakute wa ikemasen.
I have to get up early tomorrow.
Example #7

yasai o tabe nakute wa ikemasen yo.
You must eat your vegetables!
Example #8

JLPT o uke nakute wa ikemasen.
I have to take the Japanese language proficiency test.
Example #9

mou kaera nakute wa ikemasen.
I must be heading back now.
Example #10

nihongoryoku o joutatsu sase nakute wa ikemasen.
I have to improve my Japanese language abilities.

Vocabulary List

食べるたべるto eat
寝るねるto sleep
急ぐいそぐto hurry
本当にほんとうにtruly; really
行くいくto go
日本語にほんごJapanese language
起きるおきるto get up
受けるうけるto take
帰るかえるto return home
日本語力にほんごりょくJapanese ability

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