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

KanjiKanaEnglish
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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