JLPT N3 Grammar (betsu ni~nai)

Meaning

not really, not particularly

How to use

別にVerb (ない form)
Noun + ではない
な-adjective + ではない
い-adjective + くない
betsu ni~nai 別に~ない べつに~ない jlpt n3 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: 【べつに~ない】(betsu ni~nai). Meaning: not really, not particularly.


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Example #1

それはべつにわるいことでもない。
sore wa betsu ni warui koto demo nai.
That's not particularly a bad thing.
Example #2

べつにかれのためにつくったわけではない。
betsu ni kare no tame ni tsukutta wake dewa nai.
It’s not like I made this for him.
Example #3

このしごとにはべつにきげんはない。
kono shigoto ni betsu ni kigen wa nai.
There is no time limit in particular for completing this job.
Example #4

きみはべつにわるいことをしているわけではない。
kimi wa betsu ni warui koto o shite iru wake dewa nai.
It's not like you're doing anything wrong.
Example #5

ただこまっている人をてつだいたいだけだよ。べつにかれのことがすきではない。
Tada komatte iru hito o tetsudaitai dake dayo. Betsu ni kare no koto ga suki dewa nai.
I just want to help people who need help. It's not like I like him or anything.
Example #6

わたしはけっこうです。べつにほしいものはない。
watashi wa kekkou desu. betsu ni hoshii mono wa nai.
I'm good. It's not like there's anything I want..
Example #7

わたしはべつにかのじょがだいきらいなわけではありませんよ。
watashi wa betsu ni kanojo ga daikirai na wake dewa arimasen yo.
It’s not that I really dislike her..
Example #8

いいよ。わたしはべつにきゅうりょうはなくてもかまわない。
ii yo. watashi wa betsu ni kyuuryou wa nakutemo kamawanai.
It's OK. I don't really mind if I don't have a salary.

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