JLPT N4 Grammar (mo)


as many as; as much as; up to; nearly ~

How to use

counter + も
mo も も jlpt n4 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: (mo). Meaning: as many as; as much as; up to; nearly ~.

This can only be used with something that is measurable, like a number or time. The respective counter must also be used between that and も.

mo も も jlpt n4 grammar meaning 文法 例文 learn japanese flashcards

Click the image to download the flashcard.
Download all N4 grammar flashcards.

JLPT Grammar E-Book Download

Download our complete
JLPT N4 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

doyoubi wa 12 jikan mo nete shimaimashita.
On Saturday I slept for nearly 12 hours.
Example #2

tanaka san wa ichinichi ni gokai mo shokuji o suru sou da.
I heard Tanaka eats as many as 5 meals everyday.
Example #3

doushita no? ni jikan mo eki de matte ita yo.
What happened? I waited at the train station for nearly 2 hours..
Example #4

ame wa mou mikka mo futte imasu.
It's been raining for nearly 3 days now.
Example #5

ano neko kafe ni wa neko ga 15 hiki mo iru sou desu.
I hear that cat-cafe has as many as 15 cats.
Example #6

kotoshi wa taifuu ga ooi desu ne. mada 5 gatsu na no ni rokkai mo jouriku shita.
There are many typhoons this year. It's still only May, but there have already been 6 of them.
Example #7

sore o yamete kureru? sono hanashi wa anata ga yonkai mo itta yo.
Could you please stop that? You've already said that story as many as 4 times.
Example #8

nattou o akinai no? mainichi nikai mo tabete iru ne.
Don't you get tired of natto? You eat it as much as twice everyday.
Example #9

kanojo wa mainichi yonsatsu mo shousetsu o yonde imasu. shigoto o shinai no kana.
She reads as many as 4 short novels everyday. She probably doesn't have a job..
Example #10

chichi wa shigoto o hajimattara owaru made ippun mo kyuukei o shinai kara, shinpai da.
My father won't even rest for one minute from when work starts until it ends, so I am worried for him.

View all JLPT N4 Grammar Lessons

JLPT N4 grammar list

Recommended JLPT N4 Books

Nihongo So-matome: JLPT N4 Grammar

This book covers all of the JLPT N4 Grammar in 6 weeks! (It also includes reading and listening practice)
See price on Amazon

GENKI II: An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese

This is the best all around book for beginners learning Japanese in English. I used this in my first year studying Japanese. I found it to be far better and easier to use than the many other books I was using. This is the second book in the series and should cover most of what you need to pass JLPT N4.
See price on Amazon

Kanzen Master Jlpt Grammar N4

This book covers all of the grammar that you need to know to pass the JLPT N4, and includes great practice excercises. One down side though, is it's mostly in Japanese, but that will help you in the long run.
See price on Amazon

Jlpt N4 Japanese Lauguage Proficiency Test Official Practice Test

This is the official practice test of the JLPT N4. I highly recommend doing at least 1 practice test before taking the real test.
See price on Amazon