JLPT N4 Grammar (mitai na)


like, similar to ~

How to use

Nounみたいな + Noun
Verb (casual form)
mitai na みたいな みたいな jlpt n4 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: (mitai na). Meaning: like, similar to ~.

When used after a verb, it means just like doing something.

* This form must be followed with a noun.

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- Example Sentences

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Example #1

watashi wa, kyou mitai na hi ga suki da.
I like days like today.
Example #2

watashi tachi wa kazoku mitai na mono da.
We are like family.
Example #3

anata mitai na hito wa sugoi to omou.
I think people like you are great.
Example #4

konna kodomo mitai na kenka wa yameyou.
Let's stop this childish fight.
Example #5

kanojo wa otoko mitai na aruki kata o suru.
She walks like a man.
Example #6

kare ga motteiru mitai na pasokon ga hoshii.
I want a computer like the one he has.
Example #7

mainichi, shigoto bakari de, yume no naka demo hataraiteiru mitai na ki ni naru.
Every day is constant work and I even feel like I'm working in my dreams.
Example #8

jimoto ni iru mitai na kibun ni natta.
I felt like I was in my hometown.
Example #9

watashi wa anata mitai na kareshi ga hoshii.
I want a boyfriend like you.

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