JLPT N5 Grammar (masen ka)

Meaning

would you; do you want to; shall we~

How to use

Verb (polite negative) + か
ません + か
masen ka ませんか jlpt n5 grammar meaning 文法例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: (masen ka). Meaning: would you; do you want to; shall we~

  • This grammar is used to ask someone if they would like to do something:
    • would you~
    • do you want to~
    • shall we~

Example A)

行きませんか

iki masen ka.

Shall we go? / do you want to go? / etc..


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- Example Sentences

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Example #1

きょういっしょにたべませんか?
kyou isshoni tabemasen ka?
Do you want to eat together today?
Example #2

うちでえいがをみませんか。
uchi de eiga o mimasen ka.
Do you want to watch a movie at my place?
Example #3

おちゃにしませんか?
ocha ni shimasen ka?
Would you care for some tea?
Example #4

にちようびにテニスをしませんか。
nichiyoubi ni tenisu o shimasen ka.
Do you want to play tennis on Sunday?
Example #5

あしたじてんしゃでがっこうへいきませんか?
ashita jitensha de gakkou e ikimasen ka?
Do you want to go to school tomorrow by bike?
Example #6

もうくらくなりました。いえへかりませんか。
mou kuraku narimashita. ie e kaerimasen ka?
It's gotten dark already.. Shall we head home?
Example #7

しゃしんをとってくれませんか?
shashin o totte kuremasen ka?
Would you mind taking a photo?
Example #8

わたしのしごとをてつだってくれませんか。
watashi no shigoto o tetsu datte kuremasen ka.
Would you mind helping me with my work?

Vocabulary List

Kanji Kana English
今日 きょう today
一緒に いっしょに together
食べる たべる to eat
うちで at my place
映画を見る えいがをみる watch a movie
お茶 おちゃ tea
日曜日 にちようび Sunday
明日 あした tomorrow
学校 がっこう school
自転車 じてんしゃ bicycle
もう already
暗い くらい dark
家へ帰る いえへかえる to go home
写真を撮る しゃしんをとる to take a picture
私の わたしの my
仕事 しごと work; job
手伝う てつだう to help

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