JLPT N1 Grammar (wo kagiri ni)


starting from..; to the full extent of

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Learn Japanese grammar: (wo kagiri ni). Meaning: starting from..; to the full extent of.

This grammar can be used to express two different meanings, which becomes clear from the context of the sentence:

  1. Starting from (in terms of units of time).
  2. To the full extent of something (See example 4)

Usage one, regarding time, is the more frequently used meaning for this grammar point.

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- Example Sentences

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Example #1

kyou wo kagiri ni sake wo yameru koto ni shita.
From today, I've decided to quit alcohol.
Example #2

shinchiku no ie wo katta. konshuu wo kagiri ni kono manshon tomo owakare da.
I bought a new house. This week we'll be saying goodbye to our current apartment.
Example #3

raigetsu kagiri de kono resutoran wa heiten shimasu.
At the end of next month, this restaurant will be closing up shop.
Example #4

kanojo wa koe wo kagiri ni tasuke wo motometeita.
She was screaming at the top of her lungs for help.

Vocabulary List

新築しんちくnew building
閉店へいてんclose up shop; go out of business

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