Learn Japanese grammar: ばかりだ (bakari da).
Meaning: continue to.
This grammar pattern represents that something is continuing to do something.
- Note that this meaning does not apply to all instances of ばかりだ (bakari da) / ばかりです (bakari desu).
- It could just be using だ/です after the standard use of ばかり (bakari).
You’ll have to tell if the meaning is ‘continue to’ or ‘only/nothing but’ based on the context of the sentence.
There are also a few other variations ばかり (bakari) listed below in the related grammar section, so be sure to have a look at those.
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ばかりだ - Example Sentences 例文
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Vocabulary List 語彙
|物価||ぶっか||prices (in general)|