Japanese grammar に限らず(に限らず、nikagirazu) nikagirazu

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Let’s learn Japanese grammar に限らず(に限らず、nikagirazu) nikagirazu :

JLPT level : N2

Formation :

Nに限らず、~も~

Meaning and how to use :

Express the meaning “Not only.. but..”. Means that there is another person/thing beside the said person/thing.

Examples:

アニメを見るのは子供に限らず大人も好きですよ。
Anime o miru no ha kodomo ni kagira zu otona mo suki desu yo.
Not only kids but adults like watching cartoon/anime as well.

この番組は若者に限らず老人も感心します。
kono bangumi ha wakamono ni kagira zu roujin mo kanshin shi masu.
Not only young people but old people follows this program as well.

女の子に限らず男の子も掃除や洗濯をしなければなりませんよ。
onnanoko ni kagira zu otokonoko mo souji ya sentaku o shi nakere ba nari mase n yo.
Not only girls but boys have to do cleaning and laundry as well.

これから、科学に限らず文学もちゃんと勉強します。
korekara, kagaku ni kagira zu bungaku mo chanto benkyou shi masu.
From now on, I’ll study hard not just social subjects but literature as well.

母親に限らず父親も子供の教育や家事をするべきだ。
hahaoya ni kagira zu chichioya mo kodomo no kyouiku ya kaji o suru beki da.
Not just moms but dads should educate their kids and do household chores as well.

Note:
+) There are cases where this structure is used with も

Related structures :

だけでなく dakedenaku
ばかりでなく bakaridenaku
のみならず nominarazu
ばかりか bakarika

above is Japanese grammar に限らず(に限らず、nikagirazu) nikagirazu. 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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