JLPT N1 Grammar (nan to iu / nanto / nante)


how (beautiful, etc.); what a ~

How to use

なんというNounだ / か / だろう
Noun + なん/のだろう
な-adj + なん/の
い-adj + の
nan to iu なんという jlpt n1 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: 何という / 何と / 何て【】(nan to iu / nanto / nante). Meaning: how (beautiful, etc.); what a ~.

This connects to nouns to express surprised emotions.

It can be used for both good and bad situations.

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Example #1

koko kara no keshiki, nante kirei nan darou.
What a beautiful view from here!
Example #2

kanojo wa karuku sawararete mo ookiku sakenda. nan to iu binkan na hito da.
She shouted loudly when touched lightly. What a sensitive person.
Example #3

aitsu wa kaminari no oto demo kowagatte iru. nan to iu okubyou na hito da.
He is scared even by the sound of thunder. What a timid person he is!
Example #4

kare wa hitori de reizouko o hakonde shimatte. nan to iu sugoi chikara da.
He carried the refrigerator all by himself. What a great power he has!
Example #5

konna yasui kyuuryou de majime ni hataraku kare wa nante baka rashii.
How stupid he is to work seriously with such a low salary.
Example #6

tsunami ga kite, kare wa tsuma to kodomo o nokoshite jibun ga saki nige. nan to iu higeki darou ka.
When the tsunami came, he left his wife and children and escaped first. What a tragedy!

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