JLPT N2 Grammar (jou)

Meaning

for the sake of; from the standpoint of; as a matter of; in terms of~

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Learn Japanese grammar: 【じょう】(jou). Meaning: for the sake of; from the standpoint of; as a matter of; in terms of~.


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Example #1

けんこうじょうではポテトフライやあげものなどはたべないほうがいいとおもいます。
kenkou jou de wa poteto furai ya agemono nado wa tabenai hou ga ii to omoi masu.
For the sake of one's health, I think it's best to not eat french fries or other fried foods.
Example #2

にほんのほうりつじょうはおさけをのんでくるまをうんてんするのはきんしです。
nihon no houritsu jou wa osake o nonde kuruma o unten suru no wa kinshi desu.
In terms of Japanese law, it is illegal to drink and drive.
Example #3

りろんじょうはこれがかのうだが、じつようかにはじかんがかかりそうだ。
riron jou wa kore ga kanou da ga, jitsuyouka ni wa jikan ga kakari sou da.
In theory this is possible, but to actually implement it looks like it will take some time.
Example #4

かのじょはけんこうじょうのりゆうでしごとをやめたそうです。
kanojo wakenkou jou no riyuu de shigoto o yameta sou desu.
She apparently quit her job for the sake of her health.
Example #5

かいしゃのきそくじょうはさぎょうちゅうにヘルメットをかならずかぶることです。
kaisha no kisoku jou wa sagyouchuu ni herumetto o kanarazu kaburu koto desu.
In accordance with the company rules, one must always wear their helmet during work.
Example #6

このばんぐみはきょういくじょうはよくないから、こどもにみせないほうがいい。
kono bangumi wa kyouiku jou wa yokunai kara, kodomo ni misenai hou ga ii.
This program is not good for the sake of education, so it's best to not show it to your kids.
Example #7

ぼくたちはけっこんしきをしませんが、ほうりつじょうはけっこんしています。
bokutachi wa kekkonshiki o shimasen ga, houritsu jou wa kekkon shite imasu.
We will not have a wedding ceremony, but in the eyes of the law we are married.

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