Learn JLPT N3 Grammar (kirenai)

Meaning

being too much to finish or complete

How to use

Verb ます (stem form)切れない

Learn Japanese grammar: 【きれない】(kirenai). Meaning: being too much to finish or complete.

To say the opposite, use .

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Example #1

ごはんのりょうがおおくてたべきれないよ。
gohan no ryou ga ookute tabe kirenai yo.
I can’t finish the rice because there is too much.
Example #2

いっぱいちゅうもんしないで、ふたりでたべきれないから。
ippai chuumon shinai de, futari de tabe kirenai kara.
Don't order so much, we won't be able to eat it all with just the 2 of us.
Example #3

うちのトイレットペーパーは、ひっこしまでにつかいきれないから、おとなりさんにあげようか。
uchi no toiretto peepaa wa, hikkoshi made ni tsukai kirenai kara, otonari san ni ageyou ka.
We won't be able to finish using all of this toilet paper before we move, so why don't we give it to one of our neighbors?
Example #4

あしたのテストまでには、すべてのぶんぽうはべんきょうしきれないな。
ashita no tesuto made niwa, subete no bunpou wa benkyou shi kirenai na.
I won't be able to finish studying all of the grammar before tomorrow's test.
Example #5

このおさけはつよすぎて、のみきれなかった。
kono osake wa tsuyo sugite, nomi kirena katta.
This liquor is too strong, I couldn't finish drinking it all.
Example #6

かぞえきれないほどたくさんほしがひかっている。
kazoe kirenai hodo takusan hoshi ga hikatteiru.
An uncountable number of stars are shinning (in the sky).

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