JLPT N4 Grammar (you ni / you na)

Meaning

like; as; similar to~

How to use

Verb (casual)ように
ような
Noun + の
you ni you na ように ような ように ような jlpt n4 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: (you ni / you na). Meaning: like; as; similar to~.

  • (you ni / you na) is used to say things like:
    • just like
    • just as
    • similar to something else..

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- Example Sentences

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Example #1

いぬのようにはたらいている。
inu no you ni hataraiteiru.
I'm working like a dog
Example #2

そのふたりはもえるようなあいがありますね。
sono futari wa moeru you na ai ga arimasune.
Those two seem to have a smoldering-like love for each other.
Example #3

かれはかぞくのためだけにいきていたようにおもえる。
kare wa kazoku no tame dake ni ikiteita you ni omoeru.
He seemed to live only for his family in my opinion.
Example #4

みえるように、このパソコンはとてもふるいですがまだつかわれている。
mieru you ni, kono pasokon wa totemo furui desu ga mada tsukawareteiru.
As you can see, this computer is very old, but it's still being used.
Example #5

わたしをこどものようにあつかわないで。
watashi o kodomo no you ni atsukawanaide.
Don't treat me as a kid.
Example #6

にほんごでしんぶんがよめるように、かんじのべんきょうをしています。
nihongo de shinbun ga yomeru you ni, kanji o benkyou shiteimasu.
I'm studying kanji so that I can read the newspaper in Japanese.
Example #7

これはお茶のような味だ。
kore wa ocha no you na aji da.
This tastes like tea.
Example #8

がくせいたちはあのせんせいがやまのようなしゅくだいをだすのでだいきらいである。
gakuseitachi wa ano sensei ga yama no you na shukudai o dasu node daikirai de aru.
They hate that teacher because he gives them a mountain of homework.

Vocabulary List

KanjiKanaEnglish
犬のようにいぬのようにlike a dog
働くはたらくto work
燃えるようは愛もえるようなあいsmoldering love
かれhe; him
家族かぞくfamily
生きるいきるto live
思えるおもえるto think
見えるようにみえるようにas you can see
パソコンぱそこんcomputer
古いふるいold
使われるつかわれるto be used
扱うあつかうto handle; to treat
新聞しんぶんnewspaper
漢字かんじkanji
勉強べんきょうstudy
お茶おちゃtea
あじtaste
宿題しゅくだいhomework
大嫌いだいきらいhate

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