JLPT N3 Grammar (sunawachi)

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Learn Japanese grammar: 【 すなわち 】(sunawachi). Meaning: in other words; namely ~.


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Example #1

いもうとのむすめ、すなわち、めいは、きんじょにすんでいるのでよくあそびにきます。
imouto no musume, sunawachi, mei wa, kinjo ni sunde irunode yoku asobi ni kimasu.
My younger sister's daughter, in other words my niece, lives nearby so I often visit.
Example #2

ははのちち、すなわちわたしのそふはげんざい63さいです。
haha no chichi, sunawachi watashi no sofu wa genzai rokujuusan sai desu.
My mother’s father, in other words my grandfather, is 63 years old.
Example #3

おっとのあにのつま、すなわち、ぎりのあねはりょうりがじょうずでやさしいひとです。
otto no ani no tsuma, sunawachi, giri no ane wa ryouri ga jouzu de yasashii hito desu.
My husband's older brother's wife, in other words my sister-in-law, is good at cooking and a nice person.
Example #4

このタンクには1,000ミリリットル、すなわち1リットルのみずがはいっています。
kono tanku niwa sen miririttoru, sunawachi ichi rittoru no mizu ga haitte imasu
There are 1,000 milliliters, in other words 1 liter of water in this tank.
Example #5

40にんちゅう10にん、すなわち、クラスの4ぶんの1がインフルエンザでがっこうをやすんでいます。
40 nin chuu 10 nin, sunawachi, kurasu no 4 bun no 1 ga infuruenza de gakkou o yasunde imasu.
10 out of 40 people, in other words 1/4 of the class are missing school from influenza.
Example #6

たいりょくテストのじきゅうそうでは、1キロメートル、すなわち1000メートルをはしらなければいけません。
tairyoku tesuto no jikyuusou de wa, 1 kiromeetoru, sunawachi 1000 meetoru o hashiranakereba ikemasen.
For the physical exam marathon training, you must run 1 kilometer, in other words 1,000 meters.
Example #7

わたしはことしのたんじょうびではたちになった。すなわちもうみせいねんではないということだ。
watashi wa kotoshi no tanjoubi de hatachi ni natta. sunawachi mou miseinen dewa nai to iu koto da.
On my birthday this year I became 20 years old (adult in Japan). In other words, I am no longer a minor.
Example #8

ちきゅうじょうでやく12おくにんすなわちぜんじんこうの2わりのひとがいちにちいちどるいかのせいかつひでくらしているといわれる。
chikyuujou de yaku juuni oku nin sunawachi zenjinkou no ni wari no hito ag ichinichi ichi doru ika no seikatsuhi de kurashiteiru to iwareru.
It is said that on the Earth there are 1.2 billion people, in other words 20% of the population that lives on less than 1 dollar a day.

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