JLPT N1 Grammar (nami)


same level as; equal to; on par with​; each; row of

How to use


Learn Japanese grammar: (nami). Meaning: same level as; equal to; on par with​; each; row of.​

Example A)

nihonjin nami

same level as a Japanese person (for example speaking..)

Exception – being average.

juunin nami

*being average (capacity, looks) (as good as anyone); mediocrity (set phrase)​​

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- Example Sentences

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Example #1

kimi no ryouri wa puro nami da.
Your cooking is at a professional level.
Example #2

kurasumeeto wa tenisu ga shumi de, udemae wa puro nami da to iu koto da.
My classmate plays tennis as a hobby, but they are able to play at a professional level.
Example #3

eigo no sensei toshite wa seken nami da.
As an English teacher, he/she is average.
Example #4

boku mo ningen nami ni kaze wo hiita.
I guess I am human after all since I caught a cold..

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世間せけんworld; society

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