JLPT N4 Grammar (owaru)

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Verb ます (stem form)終わる
owaru 終わる おわる jlpt n4 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: (owaru). Meaning: to finish; to end~.

This can be freely conjugated to use in current, future, and past tense.

  • おわる to finish
    • examples 1~3
  • おわった finished
    • examples 4~7
  • おわります・おわりました (more polite)
    • examples 8~10

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- Example Sentences

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Example #1

minnna ga choushoku o tabe owaru made machimashou.
Let's wait until everyone has finished eating breakfast.
Example #2

sono geemu o yari owaru made ni 5 jikan kurai kakaru.
It takes about 5 hours to finish that game.
Example #3

kare ga hanashi owaru to minna damatteita.
There was silence when he finished speaking.
Example #4

shigoto o shi owattara sugu iku.
I'll go/come as soon as I finish work.
Example #5

pasokon o tsukai owattara, shatto daun o shite kudasai.
Once you've finished using the computer, please turn it off.
Example #6

shukudai no sakubun o kaki owatta node terebi o mimasu.
I've finished writing my essay for homework and now am going to watch some TV.
Example #7

gohan o tabe owatta ato ni, minna de karaoke ni ikimashita.
After finishing eating, everyone went out to sing some karaoke.
Example #8

mou jibun no heya o souji shi owarimashita ka?
Have you finished cleaning your room yet?
Example #9

senjitsu o kashi shita hon wa yomi owarimashita ka?
Have you finished reading the book I lent you the other day?
Example #10

gohan ga tabe owarimashitara, sara o aratte kudasai.
Once you've finished eating please wash the dishes.

Vocabulary List

食べるたべるto eat
待つまつto wait
話すはなすto talk; to speak
黙るだまるto be silent
すぐright away
使うつかうto use
書くかくto write
自分のじぶんのone's own
先日せんじつthe other day
貸すかすto lend
読むよむto read
お皿を洗うおさらをあらうto wash the dishes

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