Learn JLPT N4 Grammar (kyuu ni)

How to use

Can be used mid-sentence and also to start a new sentence

Learn Japanese grammar: (kyuu ni). Meaning: suddenly.

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- Example Sentences

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Example #1

きゅうにあめがふりはじめました。
kyuu ni ame ga furi hajimemashita.
It suddenly started raining.
Example #2

あめはきゅうにやんだ。
ame wa kyuu ni yanda.
The rain suddenly stopped.
Example #3

そのくるまはきゅうにまがった。
sono kuruma wa kyuu ni magatta.
That car made an abrupt turn.
Example #4

きょうはきゅうにすずしくなった。
kyou wa kyuu ni suzushiku natta.
It suddenly got a bit cooler today.
Example #5

そのこはきゅうになきだした。
sono ko wa kyuu ni naki dashita.
That child suddenly started crying.
Example #6

かれのびょうきがきゅうにわるくなった。
kare no byouki ga kyuu ni waruku natta.
His illness took a sudden turn for the worst.

Vocabulary List

KanjiKanaEnglish
雨が降るあめがふるto rain
始めるはじめるto start
雨が止んだあめがやんだthe rain stopped
曲がるまがるto turn
今日きょうtoday
涼しいすずしいcool
child
泣き出すなきだすto cry
かれhe
病気びょうきsickness
悪いわるいbad

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