JLPT N1 Grammar (wa~wade)

Meaning

and (listing negative things happening at the same time)

How to use

Verb (casual)Verb (casual)わで
な-adj.な-adj.
い-adj. + いい-adj. + い
wa~wade わ~わで jlpt n1 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: (wa~wade). Meaning: and (listing negative things happening at the same time).

This is used to emphasize the unpleasant feelings of the speaker.

Similar to 「〜し、〜し」particle.

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Example #1

かれはさいきんによくちこくするわしゅくだいをわすれるわで、どうしたんだろう。
kare wa saikin ni yoku chikoku suru wa shukudai o wasureru wade, dou shitan darou.
Recently, he's often late and forgets his homework, so I wonder what's wrong with him.
Example #2

あめにふられるわじょうしにしかられるわで、きょうはうんのわるいひでした。
ame ni furareru wa joushi ni shikarareru wade, kyou wa un no warui hi deshita.
I got wet in the rain and I was scolded by my boss, so today was an unlucky day.
Example #3

あのホテルのへやはあついわくさいわでもうにどといきたくない。
ano hoteru no heya wa atsui wa kusai wade mou nido to ikitakunai.
That hotel's rooms are hot and smelly so I don't want to go there ever again.
Example #4

このみせのランチはまずいわ、たかいわで、もうここにこないとおもいます。
kono mise no ranchi wa mazui wa, takai wade, mou koko ni konai to omoimasu.
The lunch at this restaurant is bad and expensive, so I don't think I'll be coming back here anymore.
Example #5

こんしゅうはテストはあるわ、レポートのしめきりがあるわで、いそがしい1しゅうかんになりそうだ。
konshuu wa tesuto wa aru wa, repooto no shimekiri ga aru wade, isogashii isshuukan ni nari sou da.
There are tests this week and it's also the deadline for reports, so it's going to be a busy week.
Example #6

ないようはふくざつだわ、じはちいさいわで、こんなほんはかうひとがいるかな。
naiyou wa fukuzatsu da wa, ji wa chiisai wade, konna hon wa kau hito ga iru kana.
The content is complicated and the letters are small. I wonder if anyone buys such a book.
Example #7

むすこはだいがくをそつぎょうして、しごとをさがさないわ、しごともてつだわないわで、こんごがしんぱいだ。
musuko wa daigaku o sotsugyou shite, shigoto o sagasanai wa, kaji mo tetsudawanai wade, kongo ga shinpai da.
Since graduating from college, my son hasn't looked for a job and doesn't help with housework, so I'm worried about the future.

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