Japanese かのごとし grammar kanogotoshi

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Let’s learn Japanese かのごとし grammar kanogotoshi :

Formation :

Meaning and how to use :

Describing the meaning “things look like … but the truth is completely not like that.”

Examples:

彼は私の研究の成果は自分のものであるかのごとしく態度を取りました。
Kare wa watashi no kenkyuu no seika wa jibun no monodearu kanogotoshi ku taido wo torimashita.
He took the attitude as if the results of my research had been his own.

あの人は何でも知っているかのごとしく行動している。
Ano hito wa nani demo shitte iru kanogotoshi ku koudou shite iru.
That man acts as if he knew everything.

一年間がたっても物事は起こったばかりかのごとしく感じする。
Ichinenkan ga tatte mo monogoto wa okotta bakari kanogotoshi ku kanji suru.
Even though a year has already passed, I feel like things have just happened.

佐藤さんは何か悪いことにあうかのごとしく顔色が悪いですね。
Sato-san wa nani ka warui koto ni a u kanogotoshi ku kaoirogawaruidesu ne.
Ms. Sato looks pale as if she were in trouble with something bad.

彼女は深く関心があるかのごとしく言う。
Kanojo wa fukaku kanshin ga aru kanogotoshi ku iu.
She talks as if she was deeply interested.

Note: Now「かのようだ」is used more. 「…かのごとし」is almost no longer used these days.

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