JLPT N3 Grammar (you ga nai)

Meaning

there is no way to; it’s impossible to ~

How to use

Verb ます (stem form)ようがない
ようもない
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Learn Japanese grammar: (you ga nai). Meaning: there is no way to; it’s impossible to ~.


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Example #1

どうにもしようがない。
dou ni mo shiyou ga nai.
Nothing can be done about it.
Example #2

おれいのもうしあげようもない。
orei no moushiage you mo nai.
I cannot thank you enough.
Example #3

たいふうででんしゃもバスもうごかないのでかいしゃへいきようがない。
taifuu de densha mo basu mo ugokanai node kaisha e iki you ga nai.
During the typhoon, the trains and busese are not operating, so I have no way to get to work.
Example #4

なんともいいようがないなあ。
nanto mo ii you ga nai naa.
I just don't know what to say.
Example #5

かのじょのじゅうしょもでんわばんごもわからないので、れんらくのとりようがない。
kanojo no juusho mo denwabangou mo wakaranai node, renraku no toriyou ga nai.
I don’t have her address or phone number so I have no way to contact her.
Example #6

けいたいでんわもおかねもぬすまれてしまって、れんらくのしようがない。
keitai denwa mo okane mo nusumarete shimatte, renraku no shiyou ga nai.
My cellphone and money was all stolen, so I have no way to contact anyone.
Example #7

いけんをもとめられたが、きのうのかいぎのないようがぜんぜんわからないので、こたえようがない。
iken o motomerareta ga, kinou no kaigi no naiyou ga zenzen wakaranai node, kotae you ga nai.
I was asked for my opinion, but I didn't understand the content of yesterday's meeting and I cannot give an answer.
Example #8

かのじょのさくぶんは、にほんごがめちゃくちゃでなおしようがない。
kanojo no sakubun wa, nihongo ga mechakucha de naoshiyou ga nai.
The Japanese in her essay is all over the place, and there is no way of fixing it.
Example #9

あのおとこがうわきしたからふたりのかんけいはもうもとにもどりようがない。
ano otoko ga uwaki shita kara futari no kankei wa mou moto ni modori you ga nai.
That man cheated on her, so there is no way for their relationship to return to normal.

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