JLPT N4 Grammar (noni)

Meaning

to (do something); in order to~

How to use

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Learn Japanese grammar: (noni). Meaning: to (do something); in order to~.

Be careful to not confuse this with the other meaning of , which means “even though/ although”.


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Example #1

はじめるのにおそすぎることはない。
hajimeru no ni ososugiru koto wa nai.
It's never too late to start.
Example #2

いえにかえるのに3じかんかかりました。
ie ni kaeru noni sanjikan kakarimashita.
It took 3 hours to return home.
Example #3

ほんをよむのにじかんがかかる。
hon o yomu no ni jikan ga kakaru.
Reading books takes time.
Example #4

べんきょうするのに、それがひつようだ。
benkyou suru no ni, sore ga hitsuyou da.
I need it to study.
Example #5

かんがえるのにもつかれたし。
kangaeru noni mo tsukareta shi.
I am tired of thinking.
Example #6

そのしごとをするのにどのくらいのじかんがひつようですか。
sono shigoto o suru noni dono kurai no jikan ga hitsuyou desu ka.
Around how much time do you need to do that job?
Example #7

あさおきるのにくろうする。
asa okiru noni kurou suru.
I have trouble getting up in the morning.
Example #8

それをほんやくするのにじかんがかかる。
sore o honyaku suru noni jikan ga kakaru.
It will take time to translate that.
Example #9

わたしはべんきょうをするのによくとしょかんをりようします。
watashi wa benkyou o suru noni yoku toshokan o riyou shimasu.
I often use the library for studying.

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