JLPT N4 Grammar (nowa~da)


[A] is [B]; the reason for [A] is [B]

How to use

Verb (casual)のは~だ
Noun + な
な-adjective + な
nowa~da のは~だ のは~だ jlpt n4 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: (nowa~da). Meaning: [A] is [B]; the reason for [A] is [B].

This can be used to express 2 different meanings:

  1. The reason for [A] is [B].
  2. Doing [A] is [B].

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- Example Sentences

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Example #1

mainichi, atarashii tango o oboeru nowa taihen desu.
It is difficult to memorize new vocabulary every day.
Example #2

watashi tachi wa kekkon o kimeta nowa kodomo ga dekita kara desu.
We decided to get married because we were going to have a baby.
Example #3

watashi ga umareta nowa hokkaidou no chiisa na mura desu.
I was born in a small village in Hokkaido.
Example #4

kono menbaa no naka ni dokushin na nowa Tanaka san dake desu.
From these members, the only one who is single is Tanaka.
Example #5

kaigi ga hajimaru nowa 10 ji desu. wasurenai youni memo shita hou ga ii yo.
The meeting begins at 10 o'clock. It would be best to write a memo so you don't forget.
Example #6

nihongo o benkyou suru toki, ichiban muzukashii nowa kanji da.
When studying Japanese, the most difficult part is kanji.
Example #7

sore o tsukutta nowa watashi no haha desu. motto tabetai nara ashita mo motte kuru yo.
The person who made that was my mother. If you want to eat more, I will bring it again tomorrow.
Example #8

watashi wa arubaito o shite iru nowa ryokou no kane o tametai kara desu.
The reason I am working a part-time job is so I can save up money for traveling.

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