JLPT N3 Grammar (sai ni)

Meaning

when; at the time of; in the case of~

How to use

Verb (dictionary form)際に(は)
際は
Verb (た form)
Noun + の
この・その・あの
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Learn Japanese grammar: 【さいに】(sai ni). Meaning: when; at the time of; in the case of~.

This is a more formal version of , which represents a certain case or time.


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- Example Sentences

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Example #1

あなたがにほんへくるさいにはれんらくください。
anata ga nihon e kuru sai ni wa renraku kudasai.
Please contact me if you come to Japan.
Example #2

おかえりのさいにはわすれもののないようにごちゅういください。
okaeri no sai niwa wasuremono no nai you gochuui kudasai.
Please don’t leave anything behind when you go home.
Example #3

おこまりのさいは、いつでもごれんらください。
okomari no sai wa, itsudemo go renraku kudasai.
Please contact me whenever you are in trouble.
Example #4

にゅういんのさいは、いろいろおせわになりました。
nyuuinn no sai wa, iroiro osewa ni narimashita.
Thank you so much for everything when I was in the hospital.
Example #5

にゅうかいをもうしこむさい、なにがひつようでしょうか。
nyuukai o moushikomu sai, nani ga hitsuyou deshou ka?
What is necessary at the time of application?
Example #6

めんきょをこうしんするさい、しゃしんがひつようです。
menkyo o koushin suru sai, shashin ga hitsuyou desu.
When you renew your license, a picture is necessary.
Example #7

りゅうがくのさいには、いろいろおせわになりました。
ryuugaku no sai ni wa, iroiro osewa ni narimashita.
Thank you for all of your help during my study abroad.
Example #8

おかえりのさいにはかさをおもちになるのをわすれないでください。
okaeri no sai ni wa kasa o omochi ni naru no o wasurenaide kudasai.
Don't forget to take your umbrella with you when you leave.
Example #9

べんきょうのさいには、しずかなばしょがべんきょうのこうりつをあげるのにさいてきである。
benkyou no sai ni wa, shizukana basho ga benkyou no kouritsu o ageru no ni saiteki de aru.
When studying, a quiet place is optimal to increase learning efficiency.

Vocabulary List

KanjiKanaEnglish
入院にゅういんhospitalization
世話せわhelp; aid; assistance
入会にゅうかいadmission
申し込むもうしこむto apply
必要ひつようnecessary
静かしずかquiet; peaceful
効率こうりつefficiency; performance
最適さいてきoptimum

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