JLPT N2 Grammar (gyaku ni)

Meaning

conversely; on the contrary~

How to use

逆にphrase
gyaku ni 逆に ぎゃくに jlpt n2 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: 【ぎゃくに】(gyaku ni). Meaning: conversely; on the contrary~.


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Example #1

娘はスポーツが好きだが、逆に息子はスポーツが嫌いだ。
musume wa supootsu ga suki da ga, gyaku ni musuko wa supootsu ga kirai da.
My daughter likes sports, but on the other hand my son hates them.
Example #2

てんきよほうとぎゃくに、あめがふりつづいている。
tenki yohou to gyaku ni, ame ga furitsuzuite iru.
It’s been raining nonstop in contrast to the weather forecast.
Example #3

かれはゲームがだいすきだが、ぎゃくにおとうとさんはきらいだ。
kare wa geemu ga daisuki daga, gyaku ni otouto san wa kirai da.
He loves to play games, but contrarily his younger brother dislikes them.
Example #4

ぎゃくに、きらいなにほんのりょうりはなんですか?
gyaku ni, kirai na nihon no ryouri wa nan desu ka?
On the other hand, what is a Japanese food that you hate?
Example #5

わたしたちのきたいとはぎゃくに、ことしのうりあげはふえなかった。
watashitachi no kitai to wa gyaku ni, kotoshi no uriage wa fuenakatta.
Contrary to our expectations, sales did not increase this year.
Example #6

わたしはストレスがたまるとしょくよくがなくなるではなく、ぎゃくになにかたべないときがすまなくなる。
watashi wa sutoresu ga tamaru to shokuyoku ga nakunarude wa naku, gyaku ni nanika tabenaito ki ga sumanaku naru.
I don't lose my appetite when I get stressed, rather I can't calm down unless I eat something.
Example #7

こんかいのしけんはじしんがまんまんでごうかくできるとおもっていたけど、ぎゃくにおちた。
konkai no shiken wa jishin ga manman de goukaku dekiru to omotte ita kedo, gyaku ni ochita.
I was full of confidence that I could pass this exam, but I ended up failing.
Example #8

くすりによっては、やくにたつどころかぎゃくにがいになるものもある。
kusuri ni yotte wa, yaku ni tatsu dokoro ka gyaku ni gai ni naru mono mo aru.
Some medicines do more harm than good.

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