JLPT N3 Vocabulary


(what) the heck; (why) in the world

JLPT N3 vocabulary list

Learn Japanese vocabulary: 【いったい】(ittai)


  • (what) the heck; (why) in the world; (who) on earth​before an interrogative, forms an emphatic question
  • one object; one body; unity​

Type: Noun, Adverb

Level: JLPT N3 Vocabulary


- Example Sentences

Each example sentence includes a Japanese furigana reading, the romaji reading, and the English translation.

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Example #1

ittai doko de kare ni attan da?
Where on earth did you meet him?
Example #2

kono kaigi wa ittai itsu made tsudukun darou.
When on earth will this meeting end?
Example #3

ittai kimi wa koko de nani wo shite iru no?
Where in the world are you and what are you doing?
Example #4

kanojo wa ittai nani ga hoshii darou.
What in the world does she want..?
Example #5

ittai doushite sonna koto ga okita no darou.
How on earth did something like that happen?

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