JLPT N1 Grammar (ni hikikae)

Meaning

compared to; in contrast to; unlike; while; whereas ~

How to use

Verb (dictionary) + のにひきかえ
にひきかえて
Noun + (である)
な-adjective + な/である
い-adjective
ni hikikae に引き換え にひきかえ jlpt n1 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: 【にひきかえ】(ni hikikae). Meaning: compared to; in contrast to; unlike; while; whereas ~.

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Example #1

きょねんのJLPTにひきかえ、ことしのはとてもむずかしかった。
kyonen no JLPT ni hikikae, kotoshi no wa totemo muzukashikatta.
This year was very difficult, as opposed to last year's JLPT.
Example #2

となりのりっぱないえにひきかえ、うちのいえはふるくてみすぼらしい。
tonari no rippana ie ni hikikae, uchi no ie wa furukute misuborashii.
In contrast to the magnificent house next door, our house is old and shabby.
Example #3

かれはしごとでとてもまじめなのにひきかえ、こじんせいかつにはちょうだらしない。
kare wa shigoto de totemo majime na no ni hikikae, kojin seikatsu ni wa chou darashinai.
He is very serious at work, unlike his personal life where he is super sloppy.
Example #4

きのうまではあついのにひきかえ、きょうはずいぶんすずしくなった。
kinou made wa atsui no ni hikikae, kyou wa zuibun suzushiku natta.
It was hot until yesterday, but it's getting cooler today.
Example #5

かのじょはたくさんともだちがいるのにひきかえ、わたしはともだちとよべるひとはぜんぜんいない。
kanojo wa takusan tomodachi ga iru no ni hikikae, watashi wa tomodachi to yoberu hito wa zenzen inai.
In contrast to her abundance of friends, I have absolutely no one to call a friend.
Example #6

おとなしくひっこみじあんなあねにひきかえ、いもうとのほうはしゃこうてきでともだちもおおい。
otonashiku hikkomi jian na ane ni hikikae, imouto no hou wa shakoutek ide tomodachi mo ooi.
In contrast to her quiet and thoughtful older sister, her younger sister is more social and has many friends.
Example #7

きょねんにひきかえ、ことしはたいふうやじしんなどしぜんさいがいがおおいなあ。
kyonen ni hikikae, kotoshi wa taifuu ya jishin nado shizen saigai ga ooi naa.
Compared to last year, there are many natural disasters such as typhoons and earthquakes this year.

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