JLPT N5 Grammar (ichiban)


the most; the best

How to use

[A] + が/は + いちばん
いちばん + [A]
ichiban 一番 いちばん jlpt n5 grammar meaning 文法例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: (ichiban). Meaning: the most; the best.

  • This grammar is used to say something is the best.
  • Some common usage patterns include:
    • がいちばん (examples 1~3)
    • いちばん new sentence (examples 4~6)
    • のなかで~がいちばん (see )

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- Example Sentences

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Example #1

kare ga ichiban hataraita.
He worked the hardest.
Example #2

aki ga ichiban suki na kisetsu desu.
Fall is my favorite season.
Example #3

watashi wa burokkorii ga ichiban kirai da.
I hate broccoli the most.
Example #4

gozen chuu ga ichiban choushi ga ii.
I feel best in the morning.
Example #5

ichiban mae ni suwatteiru hito wa dare desu ka?
Who is that sitting in the very front?
Example #6

ichiban hayaku yoyaku dekiru hi wa itsu desu ka?
When is the earliest day we can make a reservation?
Example #7

ichiban utsukushii hana ga ichiban hayaku shioreru.
The most beautiful flowers are the first to fade.
Example #8

kyoudai de dare ga ichiban se ga takai desu ka?
Who is the tallest among your siblings?

Vocabulary List

一番いちばんnumber one; first; 1st, first place​; best; most​
あきautumn; fall
午前ごぜんmorning; a.m.
ちゅうduring; while; medium; middle
まえprevious; before; in front; ago
早いはやいfast; early
兄弟きょうだいsiblings; brothers and sisters​; mate
働くはたらくto work
好きすきto like
調子がいいちょうしがいいfeeling good
座るすわるto sit
萎れるしおれるto wither; to fade

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