Japanese grammar かなんか kananka

Japanese grammar かなんか kananka

Let’s learn Japanese grammar かなんか kananka :

JLPT level : N3

Formation :

N+かなんか
Aな+かなんか
V+かなんか

Meaning and how to use :

Describe a thing that is similar to thing we can’t show clear.

For example

初めのデートは花かなんか持ってもいいの?
Hajime no dēto ha hana ka nanka motte mo ii no?
Should I bring flower or something like that in the fisrt date?

山田さんは最近病気かなんかかかるから、会社を休んでばかりいるね。
yamada san ha saikin byouki ka nanka kakaru kara, kaisha o yasun de bakari iru ne.
Mr Yamada get sick or something, so he doesnt go to work, right?

彼女は生意気かなんかのでお母さんに叱られる。
kanojo ha namaiki ka nanka node okaasan ni shikarareru.
She was cheeky or something, so she was scolded by her mother.

日本では寒いかなんか、兄はコートを着るのを見ただからね。
nippon de ha samui ka nanka, ani ha kōto o kiru no o mi ta dakara ne.
Is it cold or something in Japan? I see that you are wearing coat.

娘は読書かなんか忙しいので、自分で市場に行かなきゃ。
musume ha dokusho ka nanka isogashii node, jibun de shijou ni ika nakya.
My daughter is reading book or doing something, so I need to go to market.

Related structures :

なんか nanka
かなんか kananka
やなんか yananka
~たりなんかして ~tarinannkashite
なんかない nankanai
なんか…ものか nanka…monoka
やなんか yananka

above is Japanese grammar かなんか kananka. 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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