Japanese grammar んばかり nbakari

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Let’s learn Japanese grammar んばかり nbakari :

JLPT level : N1

Formation :


Meaning and how to use :

Describe high level of comparision. Means “most likely, as if…”

For example

Kanojo ha kagayaka n bakari no utsukushi sa ga aru.
She has a shining beauty.

kono kuruma no supīdo no haya sa ha mie n bakari da.
This car is so fast as if it were invisible.

tanaka san ha watashi tachi o koroshi ta garan bakari ni okotta.
Tanaka is angry as though he would kill us.

kanojo ha chichi o nakusa n bakari ni naki mashi ta.
she cries as if she had lost her father.

musuko ha nani ga warui koto o shin bakari ni watashi ni me o mi ta.
My son looked at me as if he did somthings wrong.

Note: Usually used with words describing gesture, attitude, appearance,…

Related structures :

ばかりいる bakariiru
ばかりで bakaride
ばかりだ bakarida
ばかりの bakarino
んばかり nbakari
ばかりに bakarini
ばかりもいられない bakarimoirarenai
とばかりはいえない tobakarihaienai
とばかりおもっていた tobakariomotteita
とばかりに tobakarini
ばかりか bakarika
ばかりでなく…も bakaridenaku…mo

above is Japanese grammar んばかり nbakari. 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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