JLPT N1 Grammar (ni kagitta koto de wa nai)

Meaning

not limited to only~

How to use

Noun に限ったことではない
に限ったことでもない

Learn Japanese grammar: (ni kagitta koto de wa nai). Meaning: not limited to only~

Can be used to say that something is not limited to only [A].

Used to say that there is more to the picture. Not only [A], but also [B].

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Example #1

わかもののマナーがわるいのは、このくににかぎったことではない。
wakamono no manaa ga warui no wa, kono kuni ni kagittakoto de wa nai.
It is not only this country where young people have bad manners.
Example #2

かんじがかけなくなったのは、さいきんにかぎったことではなく、スマートフォンをつかうようになってからずっとだ。
kanji ga kakenaku natta no wa, saikin ni kagitta koto dewa naku, sumaatofon o tsukau you ni natte kara zutto da.
It's not only recently that I became unable to write kanji, I've been like this way back since I started using a smartphone.
Example #3

こんがっきにインフルエンザがはやったのは、ことしにかぎったことではなく、さくねんもどうようだった。
kongakki ni infuruenza ga hayatta no wa, kotoshi ni kagitta koto de wa naku, kyounen mo douyou datta.
The flu that spread around this semester was not only big this year, but also last year as well.

Vocabulary List

Kanji Kana English
若者 わかもの young people
漢字 かんじ kanji
今学期 こんがっき this semester
流行る はやる to be spreading
同様 どうよう the same

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