JLPT N1 Grammar (o kawakiri ni)

Meaning

one after another; starting with ~

How to use

Nounを皮切りに(して)
を皮切りとして
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Learn Japanese grammar: 【をかわきりに / をかわきりとして】(o kawakiri ni / o kawakiri toshite). Meaning: one after another; starting with ~.

This is often used in news or other events.

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Example #1

きょうのかいぎでは、たなかさんのはつげんをかわきりにしてはんたいいけんがつぎつぎとでた。
kyou no kaigi de wa, tanaka san no hatsugen o kawakiri ni shite hantai iken ga tsugitsugi to deta.
At today's meeting, starting with Mr. Tanaka's statement, a lot of contrary opinions were raised.
Example #2

すきなアイドルは、とうきょうをかわきりに、ぜんこく10かしょでライブをきく。
sukina aidoru wa, toukyou o kawakiri ni, zenkoku juu ka sho de raibu o hiraku.
The idol group I like will be performing in 10 places across Japan, starting in Tokyo.
Example #3

かのじょのみせはなごやでせいこうしたのをかわきりに、かくちにつぎつぎとしゅってんしていずれもせいこうをおさめた。
kanojo no mise wa nagoya de seikou shitano o kawakiri ni, kakuchi ni tsugitsugi to shutten shite izuremo seikou o osameta.
Her store first succeeded in Nagoya, and then continued to expand and succeed in other areas.
Example #4

こんどイタリアしゅってんをかわきりりにかれはヨーロッパにしんしゅつしようとしている。
kondo Itaria shutten o kawagiri ni kare wa yooroppa ni shinshutsu shiyou to shite iru.
Starting with the opening of a store in Italy, he is about to expand into Europe.
Example #5

あたらしいゲームソフトは、にほんでのはつばいをかわきりに、じゅんじせかいではつばいをよていしている。
atarashii geemusofuto wa, nihon de no hatsubai o kawagiri ni, junji sekai de hatsubai o yotei shite iru.
The new game software is scheduled to be released worldwide, starting with the release in Japan.
Example #6

そのひをかわきりとしてにほんのうたやぶんがくがすきになりました。
sono hi o kawagiri toshite nihon no uta ya bungaku ga suki ni narimashita.
Starting from that day, I became fond of Japanese poetry and literature.
Example #7

わたしたちのバンドはらいげつみっかのとうきょうこうえんをかわきりにして、ぜんこくのツアーをよていしています。
watashi tachi no bando wa raigetsu mikka no toukyou kouen o kawagiri ni shite, zenkoku no tsuaa o yotei shite imasu.
Our band is planning a nationwide tour starting from the Tokyo performance on the 3rd of next month.

Vocabulary List

KanjiKanaEnglish
会議かいぎmeeting
発言はつげんstatement
反対意見はんたいいけんopposing opinions
成功せいこうsucceed
各地かくちvarious places
出店しゅってんbranch store
収めるおさめるto achieve; to finish; to supply

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