JLPT N3 Grammar (bakari de)


only; just ~ (negative description)

How to use

Verb (casual)ばかりで
な-adjective + な
bakari de ばかりで jlpt n3 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: (bakari de). Meaning: only; just ~ (negative description).

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

natsu wa atsui bakari de tanoshikunai desu yo.
Summer is just hot all the time, it's not enjoyable.
Example #2

uchi no ko wa mainichi asondeiru bakari de benkyou o shinai.
My kid only plays all day and never studies
Example #3

ano hito wa se ga takai bakari de, amari chikara wa nai.
That person is only tall, he's actually not that strong.
Example #4

kono shigoto wa isogashii bakari de, imi ga nai.
This job is just busy all the time, but there's no point to it.
Example #5

shujin wa shousetsu o yonde iru bakari de, kaji o zenzen tetsudatte kurenai.
My husband just reads novels all day, and never helps out with the housework.
Example #6

kanojo wa kiku bakari de iken o dasanai.
She only listens and doesn't even give a single idea.
Example #7

kao ga kirei na bakari de, seikaku ga waru sugiru.
They just have a pretty face, but their personality is beyond horrible.

Vocabulary List

遊ぶあそぶto play
勉強べんきょうto study
背が高いせがたかいtall height
ちからpower; strength
仕事しごとwork; job
小説しょうせつlight novel
全然ぜんぜんnot at all
手伝うてつだうto help out

View all JLPT N3 Vocabulary Lessons

JLPT N3 vocabulary list

View all JLPT N3 Grammar Lessons

JLPT N3 Study Guide

JLPT N3 Grammar Master [e-book]

Complete Study Guide

This e-book includes every grammar point you need to know in order to pass the JLPT N3, with detailed usage notes and numerous example sentences.

Pages: 378.
Grammar lessons: 182.

Download ebook

N3 Flashcards

N3 kanji flashcards coming soon!