JLPT N2 Grammar (igai)

Meaning

with the exception of; excepting

How to use

Noun以外 + (の、は、に)

Learn Japanese grammar: 【いがい】(igai). Meaning: with the exception of; excepting.

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Example #1

しごといがいのこともはなせてよかったです。
shigoto igai no koto mo hanasete yokatta desu.
I was glad to be able to talk about something other than work.
Example #2

かれはえいごいがいのげんごはまったくしらない。
kare wa eigo igai no gengo wa mattaku shiranai.
He knows no languages other than English.
Example #3

かのじょいがいだれもいない。
kanojo igai dare mo inai.
There's no one else but her.
Example #4

わたしはかのじょいがいはみんなすきだ。
watashi wa kanojo igai wa minna suki da.
I like everyone aside from her.
Example #5

みずいがいなにもみえない。
mizu igai nanimo mienai.
I don't see anything other than water.
Example #6

きみいがいみんないくだろう。
kimi igai minna iku darou.
Everyone will go excluding you.
Example #7

わたしはちゅうごくごいがいのげんごだと、えいごとにほんごをはなせます。
watashi wa chuugokugo igai no gengo da to, eigo to nihongo o hanasemasu.
Aside from the Chinese language, I can also speak English and Japanese.

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