JLPT N1 Grammar (mono toshite)

Meaning

to assume; to suppose

How to use

Verb (casual)ものとして
Noun + である
い-adjective
な-adjective + である/な

Learn Japanese grammar: (mono toshite). Meaning: to assume; to suppose.

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Example #1

スミスさんはもうこないものとして、はじめましょう。
sumisu san wa mou konai mono toshite, hajimemashou.
Let's assume Mr. Smith is not coming and get started.
Example #2

なにもしらないものとしてせつめいしてください。
nanimo shiranai mono toshite setsumei shite kudasai.
Please explain it to me as though I know nothing.
Example #3

わたしはいないものとして、じゅぎょうをつづいてください。
watashi wa inai mono toshite, jugyou wo tsuzuite kudasai.
Please continue the lesson as though I were not here.
Example #4

しょきゅうかんじはできるものとして、ちゅうきゅうかんじのクラスをとった。
shokyuu kanji wa dekiru mono toshite, chuukyuu kanji no kurasu wo totta.
I took the mid-level kanji class assuming I understood basic kanji.

Vocabulary List

KanjiKanaEnglish
来ないこないto not come
始めるはじめるto start
授業じゅぎょうclass; lesson
続くつづくto continue
初級しょきゅうelementary level
漢字かんじkanji (chinese characters)
中級ちゅうきゅうmid-level
取るとるto take

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