JLPT N5 Grammar (no ga suki)

Meaning

to like doing something

How to use

Verb (dictionary form)のが好き
のがすき
no ga suki のが好き のがすき jlpt n5 grammar meaning 文法例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: 【のがすきです】(no ga suki desu). Meaning: to like doing something.

  • Simply add after a verb in its dictionary form to say you like doing that action.
    • 食べる -> taberu no ga suki -> I like eating.
    • サッカーをする -> sakkkaa o suru no ga suki -> I like playing soccer.

Both the kanji and hiragana version can be used, but the kanji version is more common.


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- Example Sentences

Each example sentence includes a Japanese hint, the romaji reading, and the English translation.

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Example #1

わたしはねるのがすきです。
watashi neru no ga suki desu.
I like to sleep / I like sleeping
Example #2

マンガをよむのがすきだ。
manga o yomu no ga suki da.
I like reading manga.
Example #3

いもうとはりょうりをするのがすきです。
imouto wa ryouri o suru no ga suki desu.
My younger sister likes to cook.
Example #4

きみ、うんどうするのがすきだね。
kimi, undou suru no ga suki da ne.
You sure like working out don't you.
Example #5

かのじょはやきゅうのしあいをみるのがすきです。
kanojo wa yakyuu no shiai o miru no ga suki desu.
She likes watching baseball games.
Example #6

わたしはなにかをたべながらえいがをみるのがすきです。
watashi wa nanika o tabe nagara eiga o miru no ga suki desu.
I love to eat something while watching a movie.
Example #7

でんしゃとバスのどちらにのるのがすきですか?
densha to basu no dochira ni noru no ga suki desu ka?
Which do you like to ride more, trains or buses?
Example #8

わたしのおっとはわたしがよるにがいしゅつするのがすきではない。
watasho no otto wa watashi ga yoru ni gaishutsu suru no ga suki dewa nai.
My husband doesn't like me going out at night.
Example #9

おおくのにほんじんはおおくのひとのまえでじぶんのいけんをひょうげんするのがすきじゃない。
ooku no nihonjin wa ooku no hito no mae de jibun no iken o hyougen suru no ga suki janai.
Most Japanese people don't like expressing their opinions in front of a lot of people.

Vocabulary List

KanjiKanaEnglish
寝るねるto sleep; to go to bed; to lie down
読むよむto read; to guess; to predict; to read (someone's thoughts)
見るみるto see; to look; to watch; to view; to observe
食べるたべるto eat
電車でんしゃtrain; electric train
よるevening; night
多いおおいmany; numerous; a lot; large quantity; frequent
わたしI
漫画まんがmanga (comic)
いもうとyounger sister
料理りょうりfood; cooking
きみyou
運動うんどうexercise
かれhe
野球やきゅうbaseball
試合しあいmatch
何かなにかsomething
映画を観るえいがをみるto watch a movie
乗るのるto ride
おっとone's husband
外出がいしゅつgo out
日本人にほんじんJapanese people
人の前でひとのまえでin front of others
自分のじぶんのOne's
意見いけんopinion
表現ひょうげんsay; express

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