JLPT N1 Grammar (nashi ni)

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Learn Japanese grammar: (nashi ni). Meaning: without.

This grammar point can be written in two different ways:

  • なしに(は)
  • なしでは
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Example #1

kono eiga wa namida nashi ni miru koto ga dekinai.
It is not possible to watch this movie without crying.
Example #2

sensei no kyoka nashi ni, sore wa tsukaenai yo.
You cannot use that without your teacher's permission.
Example #3

minna-san no kyouryoku nashi ni wa, dekimasen.
We can't do it without everyone's cooperation.
Example #4

anata nashi de wa ikite ikenai.
I cannot go on living without you..

Vocabulary List

なみだtears; crying

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