JLPT N1 Grammar (ni shite)

Meaning

only; just because; although; even; at (place, time); in (time span)

How to use

Nounにして

Learn Japanese grammar: (ni shite). Meaning: only; just because; although; even; at (place, time); in (time span).

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Example #1

かのじょは、いしゃにして、まんがかでもある。
kanojo wa, isha ni shite, mangaka demo aru.
She is both a doctor and a manga artist.
Example #2

たつまきがいっしゅんにしてとなりのいえをふきとばした。
tatsumaki ga isshun ni shite tonari no ie o fukitobashita.
A tornado blew away the house next door in an instant.
Example #3

てんさいのかれにしてまちがえるのだから、できないのはとうぜんである。
tensai no kare ni shite machigaeru no dakara, dekinai no wa touzen de aru.
If that genius couldn't solve it then it's only natural that you couldn't either.
Example #4

このクラスはやまださんをちゅうしんにしてよくまとまっている。
kono kurasu wa yamada san o chuushin ni shite yoku matomatteiru.
This class functions well with Mr. Yamada at the center.
Example #5

このイベントはちいきのかたのこうりゅうをもくてきにして、としに4かいひらかれている。
kono ibento wa chiiki no kata no kouryuu o mokuteki ni shite, toshi ni 4 kai hirakareteiru.
This event is held 4 times a year with the goal of promoting socializing among people within the region.
Example #6

これはこどもをたいしょうにしているので、おとなはさんかすることができない。
kore wa kodomo o taishou ni shiteiru node, otona wa sanka suru koto ga dekinai.
This is targeted towards kids, so adults cannot participate.

Vocabulary List

KanjiKanaEnglish
医者いしゃdoctor
漫画家まんがかmanga artist
竜巻たつまきtornado
吹き飛ぶふきとぶto blow away
天才てんさいgenius

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