JLPT N4 Grammar (ni mieru)


to look; to seem; to appear

How to use

Verb (て form)見える
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

onaji ni mieru.
They look the same.
Example #2

kare wa amerika jin ni mieru.
He looks like he is American.
Example #3

kanojo wa sensei ni mieru.
She looks like a teacher.
Example #4

sono hito wa totemo okane mochi ni mieru.
That person appears to be very rich.
Example #5

netenai you ni mieru.
You look like you didn't sleep much.
Example #6

kanojo wa kekkonn shite kara totemo shiawase sou ni mieru.
Since getting married, she seems very happy.
Example #7

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

asa wa sakura no hana ga ichinichijuu de ichiban utsukushiku mieru.
The cherry blossoms look their most beautiful in the morning.

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