Japanese grammar てたまらない tetamaranai

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Let’s learn Japanese grammar てたまらない tetamaranai :

JLPT level : N3

Formation :


Meaning and how to use :

Describe feeling, emotion, desire of the speaker at a very high level. Means “very/extremely”

For example

ōsaka ni sun de iru tomodachi ni ai taku te tamaranai.
I really want to meet my friend living in Osaka.

kinō tetsuya na node, nemuku te tamaranai.
I stayed up late last night, so I’m extremely asleep today.

kesa chikoku suru kamo shire nai to omotta node asa gohan o tabe zu ni hayaku gakkō ni iki masu. Ima nani ka tabe taku te tamaranai.
This morning, I thought I could be late to school. I extremely want to eat something now.

ōkii misu o shi ta. Sensei ga shitte i ta node fuan de tamaranai.
I have made a big mistake. Because my teacher knows, I feel really troubled.

ima kanojo ga tsumaranai to itta node, boku no jōdan o kiki taku tamara nai yō desu.
She said that she is bored, so she really wants to listen to my joke.

Note: If we use this structure for the third-person we use it with “らしい”, “ようだ”, “そうだ” (like the last example)

Related structures :

しょうがない shouganai

above is Japanese grammar てたまらない tetamaranai. if you don’t understand the signs we used in fomation, you can find their meaning here : signs used in Japanese grammar structures.

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