Japanese grammar にわたる niwataru, ni wataru

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Let’s learn Japanese grammar にわたる niwataru, ni wataru :

JLPT level : N3, N2

Formation :

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

Meaning and how to use :

Describe the prolongation, covering of time and space

for example

二時間にわたる会議がようやく終わった。
Ni jikan niwataru kaigi ga youyaku owatta.
The meeting prolonged 2 hours finally ends.

今日は祝日なので、日本にわたる図書館が休みます。
kyou ha shukujitsu na node, nippon niwataru toshokan ga yasumi masu.
All the library in Japan is closed today because to day is public holiday.

一月にわたる旅行キャンセルされた
ichigatsu niwataru ryokou kyanseru sare ta
The tour that would have lasted for one month have just been cancelled

16年にわたる一生は本当短いじゃない?
ichi roku nen niwataru isshou ha hontou mijikai ja nai?
Is the 16 years of life too short?

アメリカにわたるマクドーナールは新しいファストフードを出した
amerika niwataru makudōnāru ha atarashii fasutofūdo o dashi ta
McDonal stores, which are in all over the US, have introduced a new fast food.

Note: にわたる is the way of combining 2 nouns, the first noun modifies the second

Related structures :

にわり niwatari, ni watari
にわたって niwatatte, ni watatte
を通じて:wotsuujite, wo tsuujite

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