JLPT N5 Grammar (mada)

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まだVerb (ている)
Verb (ていない)
mada まだ jlpt n5 grammar meaning 文法例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: (mada). Meaning: still; not yet.

  • (mada) is used to express “still” or “not yet”. It can be used with:
    1. a verb
    2. or a noun

Example A) Verb


mada neteiru no?

You’re still sleeping?

Example B) Noun


mada koukou sei desu.

I’m still a high school student.

can also be used for extra emphasis.

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Example #1

mada desu ka?
Is it ready yet? / are we there yet? / Still...?
Example #2

mada mada atsui da.
It's still hot out. (mada can be used twice in a row for extra emphasis)
Example #3

sensei wa mada kiteinai.
Our teacher still hasn't come.
Example #4

mou juuji desu ga otouto ga mada neteiru.
It's already 10 am, but my younger brother is still sleeping.
Example #5

mada ichijikan mo aru yo.
We still have one hour.
Example #6

akirameru no wa mada hayai!
It's still too early to give up!
Example #7

watashi wa shukudai ga mada owatteimasen.
I still haven't finished with my homework.

Vocabulary List

寝るねるto sleep
高校生こうこうせいhigh school student
来るくるto come
おとうとyounger brother
諦めるあきらめるto give up
終わるおわるto finish

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