JLPT N5 Grammar (ni)


destination particle; in; at; on; to

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ni に directional particle jlpt n5 grammar meaning 文法例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: (ni). Meaning: destination particle; in; at; on; to.

The meaning changes based on the context of the sentence. Let’s look at some basic examples.

Meaning 1) in

  • 日本住んでいる。
  • nihon ni sundeiru.
  • I’m living Japan.

Meaning 2) at

  • 7時行く。
  • shichi ji ni iku.
  • I will go 7 o’clock.

Meaning 3) on

  • テーブルの上ある。
  • teeburu no ue ni aru.
  • It’s the table.

Meaning 4) to

  • 日本行く。
  • nihon ni iku.
  • I will go Japan.

Meaning 4 can also be used with へ. See lesson for .

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Example #1

raigetsu daigaku ni hairu.
I will go to (start) university next month.
Example #2

douyatte gakkou ni kayottei masuka?
How do you go to school?
Example #3

anata wa nanji ni suupaa ni ikimasu ka?
What time will you go to the supermarket?
Example #4

kare wa, daigaku ni hairu tame no doryoku o shiteiru.
He's working hard so that he can get into university.
Example #5

nihon ni kita koto wa arimasu ka?
Have you ever been to Japan?
Example #6

ano ki no shita ni ookina inu ga imasu.
There's a big dog under that tree.
Example #7

ima ie no naka ni imasu yo.
I'm inside my home right now.
Example #8

koko ni onamae o kaite kudasai.
Please write your name here.
Example #9

amerika ni wa dono kurai taizai shimasu ka?
About how long will you stay in America?

Vocabulary List

住むすむto live
行くいくto go
来月らいげつnext month
入るはいるto enter
通うかようto go; commute
何時なんじwhat time
努力どりょくhard work
来るくるto come/ to go
家の中いえのなかinside house
書くかくto write
滞在たいざいto stay

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