JLPT N4 Grammar (ni mieru)

Meaning

to look; to seem; to appear

How to use

Verb (て form)見える
みえる
Verb (casual, non-past) + ように
Noun +(のよう)に
な-adjective + に
い-adjective +
ni mieru にみえる jlpt n4 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: (ni mieru) / . Meaning: to look; to seem; to appear.

  • (ni mieru) is used to say:
    • Looks like ~
    • Seems like ~
    • Appears like ~
  • It can be written both as and .

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Example #1

おなじにみえる。
onaji ni mieru.
They look the same.
Example #2

かれはあめりかじんにみえる。
kare wa amerika jin ni mieru.
He looks like he is American.
Example #3

かのじょはせんせいにみえる。
kanojo wa sensei ni mieru.
She looks like a teacher.
Example #4

そのひとはとてもおかねもちにみえる。
sono hito wa totemo okane mochi ni mieru.
That person appears to be very rich.
Example #5

ねてないようにみえる。
netenai you ni mieru.
You look like you didn't sleep much.
Example #6

かのじょはけっこんしてからとてもしあわせそうにみえる。
kanojo wa kekkonn shite kara totemo shiawase sou ni mieru.
Since getting married, she seems very happy.
Example #7

かのじょはわかくみえるので、がくせいだとおもったら、じつはせんせいだった。
kanojo wa wakaku mieru no de, gakusei da to omottara, jitsuwa sensei datta.
Because she looks so young, I thought she was a student, but actually she’s a teacher.
Example #8

あさはさくらのはながいちにちじゅうでいちばんうつくしくみえる。
asa wa sakura no hana ga ichinichijuu de ichiban utsukushiku mieru.
The cherry blossoms look their most beautiful in the morning.

Vocabulary List

KanjiKanaEnglish
同じおなじsame
かれhe
彼女かのじょshe
結婚けっこんmarriage
幸せしあわせhappy
教師きょうしteacher
金持ちかねもちrich
怖いこわいscary; scared
苦しいくるしいpainful
嘘をつくうそをつくto lie

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