Japanese にわたって grammar niwatatte, ni watatte

Japanese にわたって grammar niwatatte, ni watatte
Japanese にわたって grammar niwatatte, ni watatte

Let’s learn Japanese にわたって grammar niwatatte, ni watatte :

JLPT level : N3, N2

Formation :

N (time/ range/number of time / place,..) + にわたって

Meaning and how to use :

Describe the prolonging, covering of time and space

for example

会議にわたって、彼は意見も一つ出さない
Kaigi niwatatte, kare ha iken mo hitotsu dasa nai
I didn’t give even one opinion in the meeting.

1時間にわたっても、彼女は黙ったままです。
ichi jikan niwatatte mo, kanojo ha damatta mama desu.
She has been keeping silent for an hour.

明日、関東地方にわたって、ゆきが降る。
ashita, kantou chihou niwatatte, yuki ga furu.
Tomorrow, It’s snow in all kantou area

アメリカにわたって、マクドーナールがあります。
amerika niwatatte, makudōnāru ga ari masu.
McDonald stores spread across the US

幼い時にわたって、私は苦労して、幸せなときちっともない。
osanai toki niwatatte, watashi ha kurou shi te, shiawase na toki chittomo nai.
During my childhood, I lived in misery and didn’t get any happy moment

Note: にわたって is solemn and used in written language

Related structures :

にわたり niwatari, ni watari
にわたる niwataru, ni wataru
を通じて:wotsuujite, wo tsuujite

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