JLPT N3 Grammar (wari ni)

Meaning

considering; comparatively; relatively; unexpectedly; unusually ~

How to use

Verb (casual form)割に(は)
Noun + の
な-adjective
い-adjective
wari ni 割に わりに jlpt n3 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: 【わりに】(wari ni). Meaning: considering; comparatively; relatively; unexpectedly; unusually ~.

Both the kanji and hiragana forms may be used.


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Example #1

かれはとしのわりにげんきだ。
kare wa toshi no wari ni genki da.
He is in good shape for his age.
Example #2

このカメラはたかいわりに、よくうれる。
kono kamera wa takai wari ni, yoku ureru.
This camera sells unexpectedly well considering the high price.
Example #3

このコンピューター、ちゅうこのわりにたかくない?
kono konpyuutaa, chuuko no wari ni takakunai?
Isn't this computer a bit expensive for being used?
Example #4

きょうはきゅうじつのわりにひとがすくないね。
kyou wa kyuujitsu no wari ni hito ga sukunai ne.
There are unusually few people today considering it's a holiday.
Example #5

かのじょはとしのわりにはわかくみえる。
kanojo wa toshi no wari ni wa wakaku mieru.
She looks young for her age.
Example #6

このすしはたかいわりにまずい。
kono sushi wa takai wari ni mazui.
This sushi is bad for the price.
Example #7

おかねがないといっているわりに、よくりょこうするね。
okane ga nai to itteiru wari ni, yoku ryokou suru ne.
Although you say you don't have any money, you seem to travel a lot.
Example #8

てすとのべんきょうをしなかったわりには、よくできた。
tesuto no benkyou o shinakatta wari ni wa, yoku dekita.
Considering you did not study for the test, you did well.

Vocabulary List

KanjiKanaEnglish
若いわかいyoung
旅行りょこうtravel

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