Japanese grammar とおり toori

Japanese grammar とおり toori

Let’s learn Japanese grammar とおり toori :

JLPT level : N3

Formation :

Numeral/ なん/いく+とおり
Vる/Vた+とおり

Meaning and how to use :

1. Describe quantity, method or how someone do something.
Used with combination: Numeral/ なん/いく+とおり

For example

この数学の宿題を解決はいくつとおりがある。
Kono suugaku no shukudai o kaiketsu ha ikutsu toori ga aru.
There are several ways to solve this math homework.

ここから首都の中心まで行くにはなんとおりもある。
koko kara shuto no chuushin made iku ni ha nanto ori mo aru.
There are many way to go from here to capital city

やり方は5つとおりがあるので、1つ選びなさい。
yarikata ha itsutsu toori ga aru node, hitotsu erabinasai.
Among 5, you should choose one method.

2. Means ”as”, ”like” what とおりmentioned.
Used with combination: Vる/Vた+とおり

For example

この本に書くとおりにやってください。
kono hon ni kaku toori ni yatte kudasai.
Do as what is writen in this book.

僕の言うとおりに行動する。
boku no iu toori ni koudou suru.
Let’s do what i say.

あそこの白いビルまで案内されたとおりに行く。
asoko no shiroi biru made annai sare ta toori ni iku.
Go to that white building as what we were directed.

Related structures :

どおり doori
とおり toori
どおり doori

above is Japanese grammar とおり toori. 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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