JLPT N4 Grammar (you ni / you na)


like; as; similar to ~

How to use

Verb (casual)ように
Noun + の
you ni you na ように ような ように ような jlpt n4 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: (you ni / you na). Meaning: like; as; similar to ~.

  • (you ni / you na) is used to say things like:
    • just like ~
    • just as ~
    • similar to something else

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Example #1

inu no you ni hataraiteiru.
I'm working like a dog
Example #2

sono futari wa moeru you na ai ga arimasune.
Those two seem to have a smoldering-like love for each other.
Example #3

kare wa kazoku no tame dake ni ikiteita you ni omoeru.
He seemed to live only for his family in my opinion.
Example #4

mieru you ni, kono pasokon wa totemo furui desu ga mada tsukawareteiru.
As you can see, this computer is very old, but it's still being used.
Example #5

watashi o kodomo no you ni atsukawanaide.
Don't treat me as a kid.
Example #6

nihongo de shinbun ga yomeru you ni, kanji o benkyou shiteimasu.
I'm studying kanji so that I can read the newspaper in Japanese.
Example #7

kore wa ocha no you na aji da.
This tastes like tea.
Example #8

gakuseitachi wa ano sensei ga yama no you na shukudai o dasu node daikirai de aru.
They hate that teacher because he gives them a mountain of homework.

Vocabulary List

犬のようにいぬのようにlike a dog
働くはたらくto work
燃えるようは愛もえるようなあいsmoldering love
かれhe; him
生きるいきるto live
思えるおもえるto think
見えるようにみえるようにas you can see
使われるつかわれるto be used
扱うあつかうto handle; to treat

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