JLPT N1 Grammar (kiwamaru / kiwamarinai)

Meaning

extremely; very ~

How to use

な-adjective + 極まる
な-adjective + (なこと)極まりない
い-adjective + いこと
kiwamaru 極まる きわまる jlpt n1 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: 【きわまる / きわまりない】(kiwamaru / kiwamarinai). Meaning: extremely; very ~.

「極まる」and 「極まりない」have the same meaning, but 「極まりない」 is more frequently used.

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Example #1

かれのたいどはしつれいきわまる。
kare no taido wa shitsurei kiwamaru.
His attitude is extremely rude.
Example #2

そのけしきはうつくしいこときわまりないものだった。
sono keshiki wa utsukushii koto kiwamarinai mono datta.
That scenery was extremely beautiful.
Example #3

きのうみたえいがは、へいぼんきわまるないようだった。
kinou mita eiga wa, heibon kiwamaru naiyou datta.
The movie I watched yesterday was very mediocre.
Example #4

あのひとはしゃちょうとして、むせきにんきわまりない。
ano hito wa shachou toshite, musekinin kiwamarinai.
As president, that person is extremely irresponsible.
Example #5

わたしがかいたぶんしょうにはごじがおおく、はずかしいこときわまりない。
watashi ga kaita bunshou ni wa goji ga ooku, hazukashii koto kiwamarinai.
There are many mistakes in my essay, it is very embarrassing.
Example #6

てをあらわずにりょうりをするのは、ふえいせいきわまりないよ。
te o arawazu ni ryouri o suru no wa, fueisei kiwamarinai yo.
Cooking without washing your hands is extremely unsanitary.
Example #7

しごとをぶかにおねがいしてじぶんはデートするなんて、かれはかってきわまりない。
shigoto o buka ni onegai shite jibun wa deeto suru nante, kare wa katte kiwamarinai.
He was extremely selfish when he asked his subordinates to do his work for him so he could go on a date.
Example #8

ほかのひとのからだのけってんについてじょうだんのようにいうのはふゆかいなこときわまりない。
hoka no hito no karada no ketten ni tsuite joudan no you ni iu no wa fuyukai na koto kiwamarinai.
It's extremely unpleasant to jokingly talk about other people's physical flaws.

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