JLPT N5 Grammar (ni)

Meaning

destination particle; in; at; on; to

How to use

Noun
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 Sentences

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Example #1

らいげつだいがくにはいる。
raigetsu daigaku ni hairu.
I will go to (start) university next month.
Example #2

どうやってがっこうにかよっていますか?
douyatte gakkou ni kayottei masuka?
How do you go to school?
Example #3

あなたはなんじにスーパーにいきますか?
anata wa nanji ni suupaa ni ikimasu ka?
What time will you go to the supermarket?
Example #4

かれは、だいがくにはいるためのどりょくをしている。
kare wa, daigaku ni hairu tame no doryoku o shiteiru.
He's working hard so that he can get into university.
Example #5

にほんにきたことはありますか?
nihon ni kita koto wa arimasu ka?
Have you ever been to Japan?
Example #6

あのきのしたにおおきいないぬがいます。
ano ki no shita ni ookina inu ga imasu.
There's a big dog under that tree.
Example #7

いまいえのなかにいますよ。
ima ie no naka ni imasu yo.
I'm inside my home right now.
Example #8

ここにおなまえをかいてください。
koko ni onamae o kaite kudasai.
Please write your name here.
Example #9

アメリカにはどのくらいたいざいしますか?
amerika ni wa dono kurai taizai shimasu ka?
About how long will you stay in America?

Vocabulary List

KanjiKanaEnglish
日本にほんJapan
住むすむto live
行くいくto go
うえabove
来月らいげつnext month
大学だいがくuniversity
入るはいるto enter
学校がっこうschool
通うかようto go; commute
あなたyou
何時なんじwhat time
かれhe
努力どりょくhard work
来るくるto come/ to go
tree
いぬdog
いまnow
家の中いえのなかinside house
名前なまえname
書くかくto write
滞在たいざいto stay

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