100 Grammar Points


48. Using ไฝ•

This is a very useful add-on which will quickly multiply your vocabulary.

ไฝ•ไบบ nan nin
how many people
ๆฅใ‚‹ใฎใฏไฝ•ไบบใงใ™ใ‹๏ผŸkuru no wa nan nin desu ka? – How many people are coming?
ไฝ•ๅนด nan nen

how many years
ไฝ•ๅนดใ‚ขใƒกใƒชใ‚ซใซไฝใ‚“ใงใ„ใพใ—ใŸใ‹๏ผŸ nan nen amerika ni sunde imashita ka? – How many
years did you live in America?

ไฝ•็•ช nan ban
what number

ๆฌกใฏไฝ•็•ชใงใ™ใ‹๏ผŸ tsugi wa nan ban desu ka? – What is the next number?

ไฝ•ๅบฆ nan do
what`s the temperature
ๆธฉๅบฆใฏไฝ•ๅบฆใงใ™ใ‹๏ผŸ ondo wa nando desu ka? – What is the temperature at?
ไฝ•ๆ›œๆ—ฅ nan you bi
what day of the week
ไปŠๆ—ฅใฏไฝ•ๆ›œๆ—ฅใงใ™ใ‹๏ผŸ kyou wa nan youbi desu ka? – What is the day of the week?
ไฝ•ๆ—ฅ nan nichi
which day
ใƒ‘ใƒผใƒ†ใ‚ฃใƒผใฏไฝ•ๆ—ฅ๏ผŸ pa-ti wa nan nichi? – What day is the party?
ไฝ•ๅ€‹ nan ko
how many pieces
ใ‚ธใ‚งใƒชใƒผใƒ“ใƒผใƒณใ‚’ไฝ•ๅ€‹ใปใ—ใ„ใงใ™ใ‹๏ผŸ jeri-bi-n o nanko hoshii desu ka? – How many jelly
beans do you want?

And the following are a few of the adverbial usages of ไฝ•

ไฝ•ใ‹ nani ka
ไฝ•ใ‹้ฃฒใฟใŸใ„ใ€‚ nanika nomitai – I want something to drink
ไฝ•ใงใ‚‚ nan demo
anything, whatever
ไฝ•ใงใ‚‚ใ„ใ„ใงใ™ใ€‚ nandemo ii desu. – Anything is fine.
ไฝ•ใจ nan to

ไฝ•ใจใ™ใฐใ‚‰ใ—ใ„ๆ—ฅใ€‚ nan to subarashii hi. – What a wonderful day!

ไฝ•ใฎใŸใ‚ nan no tame
what for

ใ“ใ“ใซๆฅใŸใฎใฏใ€ไฝ•ใฎใŸใ‚ใงใ™ใ‹๏ผŸ koko ni kita no wa nan no tame desu ka? – Why did
you come here?

ไฝ•ใจใชใ nantonaku
somehow, in some way
ไฝ•ใจใชใๅˆ†ใ‹ใ‚‹ใ€‚ nantonaku wakaru. – I somehow understand.

100 Grammar Points


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