JLPT N4 Grammar (na)

Meaning

don’t ~ (order somebody to not do something)

How to use

Verb (dictionary form)
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Learn Japanese grammar: (na). Meaning: don’t ~ (order somebody to not do something).


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Example #1

ばんごはんのまえにデザートをたべるな。
bangohan no mae ni dezaato o taberu na.
Don't eat dessert before dinner!
Example #2

ここはあぶないからくるな!
koko wa abunai kara kuru na!
It's dangerous here, so stay away!
Example #3

うんてんをするならのむな。
unten o suru nara nomu na.
If you're going to drive, don't drink.
Example #4

おおきなこえをだすな。
ookina koe o dasu na.
Keep your voice down.
Example #5

まどからそとをみるな。べんきょうにしゅうちゅうしなさい。
mado kara soto o miru na. benkyou ni shuuchuu shinasai.
Don't look out the window. Concentrate on your work.
Example #6

まわりのひとをきにするな。じぶんのしごとをしゅうちゅうしてください。
mawari no hito o ki ni suru na. jibun no shigoto o shuuchuu shite kudasai.
Don't worry about the people around you. Focus on your own work.
Example #7

おさけをのんだらぜったいにくるまをうんてんするな!
osake o nondara zettai ni kuruma o unten suru na!
If you drink alcohol, definitely don't drink and drive!
Example #8

あぶないですからかわのちかくにあそぶな!
abunai desu kara kawa no chikaku ni asobu na!
It's dangerous by the river, so don't play there!
Example #9

こんかいのけっかをきにするな!つぎはもっとがんばればいい。
konkai no kekka o ki ni suru na! tsugi wa motto ganbareba ii.
Don't worry about the result this time. Just make sure you work harder next time.

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