JLPT N3 Grammar (no deshou ka)

Meaning

ask a question in a polite way

How to use

Verb (casual)のでしょうか
んでしょうか
Noun + な
な-adjective + な
い-adjective
no deshou ka のでしょうか jlpt n3 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: (no deshou ka). Meaning: ask a question in a polite way.


no deshou ka のでしょうか jlpt n3 grammar meaning 文法 例文 learn japanese flashcards

Click the image to download the flashcard.
Download all N3 grammar flashcards.

JLPT Grammar E-Book Download

Download our complete
JLPT N3 Grammar Master E-book.

become a patron

Access ALL extra downloads, ebooks, and study guides by supporting JLPT Sensei on Patreon.

- Example Sentences

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

Click the below red button to toggle off and and on all of the hints, and you can click on the buttons individually to show only the ones you want to see.

Example #1

あしたははれるのでしょうか。
ashita wa hareru no deshou ka?
I wonder if it will be clear tomorrow.
Example #2

かれらはそれをどうするつもりなのでしょうか。
karera wa sore o dousuru tsumori na no deshou ka?
What do they plan on doing with that?
Example #3

わたしはそれをまてばよいのでしょうか。
watashi wa sore o mateba yoi no deshou ka?
Should I wait for that myself?
Example #4

このもんだいをかいけつするにはどうすればよいのでしょうか。
kono mondai o kaiketsu suru ni wa dousureba yoi no deshou ka?
I wonder what we should do to resolve this issue?
Example #5

すみません、これはただしいきんがくなのでしょうか?
sumimasen, kore wa tadashii kingaku na no deshou ka?
Sorry, Is this the correct amount of money?
Example #6

なぜにほんじんはえいごがにがてなのでしょうか?
naze nihonjin wa eigo ga nigate na no deshou ka?
Why are Japanese people not good with English?
Example #7

どうしてにほんではまいとし、じしんがたくさんおきるのでしょうか。
doushite nihon de wa maitoshi, jishin ga takusan okiru no deshou ka?
Why are there a lot of earthquakes in Japan every year?
Example #8

あなたがにほんにくることはけっていしたのでしょうか?
anata ga nihon ni kuru koto wa kettei shita no deshou ka?
Have you decided to come to Japan?

View all JLPT N3 Grammar Lessons

JLPT N3 grammar list

Recommended JLPT N3 Books

Nihongo So-matome: JLPT N3 Grammar

In my opinion, this is the best book for studying JLPT N3 grammar. This is the book I used and it helped me pass the JLPT on my first try. It covers all of the JLPT N3 Grammar in 6 weeks, with an easy to follow study schedule. There are translations in English (and other languages), but most of the book and explainations are written in Japanese.
See price on Amazon

Kanzen Master Jlpt N3 Grammar

This is my second recommded JLPT N3 grammar book., which also covers all of the grammar that you need to know to pass the JLPT n3, and includes great practice excercises. One down side though, is it's mostly in Japanese, but that will help you in the long run.
See price on Amazon

Tobira Gateway to Intermediate Japanese

This textbook was designed to help beginner Japanese learners go to the intermediate / advanced level. It's extremely highly rated, well-structured, full of visual aids and tons if information. It's about the same size as the Genki books, but full of more information and entirely in Japanese. Highly recommended for anyone who wants to get more serious with their Japanese studies.
See price on Amazon

Jlpt N3 Japanese Lauguage Proficiency Test Official Practice Test

This is the official practice test of the JLPT N3. I highly recommend doing at least 1 practice test before taking the real test.
See price on Amazon