JLPT N4 Grammar (mo)

Meaning

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

How to use

number
time
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.


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Example #1

どようびは12じかんもねてしまいました。
doyoubi wa 12 jikan mo nete shimaimashita.
On Saturday I slept for nearly 12 hours.
Example #2

たなかさんは1にちに5かいもしょくじをするそうだ。
tanaka san wa ichinichi ni gokai mo shokuji o suru sou da.
I heard Tanaka eats as many as 5 meals everyday.
Example #3

どうしたの?にじかんもえきでまっていたよ。
doushita no? ni jikan mo eki de matte ita yo.
What happened? I waited at the train station for nearly 2 hours..
Example #4

あめはもうみっかもふっています。
ame wa mou mikka mo futte imasu.
It's been raining for nearly 3 days now.
Example #5

あのねこカフェにはねこが15ひきもいるそうです。
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

ことしはたいふうがおおいですね。まだ5がつなのにろっかいもじょうりくした。
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

それをやめてくれる?そのはなしはあなたがよんかいもいったよ。
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

なっとうをあきないの?まいにち2かいもたべているね。
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

かのじょはまいにちよんさつもしょうせつをよんでいます。しごとをしないのかな。
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

ちちはしごとをはじまったらおわるまでいっぷんもきゅうけいをしないから、しんぱいだ。
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.

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