JLPT N2 Grammar (no moto de)

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Noun + の下で
下に

もと
no moto de の下で のもとで jlpt n2 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: 【のもとで】(no moto de). Meaning: under; with~.

The ending で particle may be removed or replaced with a に to become の下に (no moto ni).


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Example #1

にほんごをべんきょうするならえいごがはなせるせんせいのもとでべんきょうしたいです。
nihongo o benkyou suru nara eigo ga hanaseru sensei no moto de benkyou shitai desu.
If I am going to study Japanese, I want to study under a teacher who can speak English.
Example #2

わたしはちいさいときにそれをははのもとでおそわった。
watashi wa chiisai toki ni sore o haha no moto de osowatta.
I was taught that by my mother at a young age.
Example #3

私はいつも木と太陽の下で過ごしています。
watashi wa itsumo ki to taiyou no moto de sugoshite imasu.
I am always spending time under the trees and sun.
Example #4

ほうのもとではすべてのひとはびょうどうだ。
hou no moto de wa subete no hito wa byoudou da.
Under the law, all humans are equal.
Example #5

このきそくはとくていのじょうきょうのもとではてきようされない。
kono kisoku wa tokutei no joukyou no moto de wa tekiyou sarenai.
This rule doesn't apply under certain circumstances.
Example #6

こどもたちがあおぞらの下でげんきにあそんでいる。
kodomo tachi ga aozora no moto de genki ni asonde iru.
Children are energetically playing under the blue sky.
Example #7

かれはゆうめいなデザイナーのもとで、3ねんかんべんきょうしてきたそうだ。
kare wa yuumei na dezainaa no moto de, 3 nenkan benkyou shite kita sou da.
He has apparently been studying for three years under a famous designer.
Example #8

せんせいのごしどうのもと、けんきゅうろんぶんをかいています。
sensei no go shidou no moto, kenkyuu ronbun o kaite imasu.
I am writing my research thesis under the guidance of my teacher.
Example #9

じしんでおやをなくなったかれは、そふぼのもとでそだてられた。
jishin de oya o nakunatta kare wa, sofubo no moto de sodate rareta.
He lost his parents in the earthquake and was raised by his grandparents.

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