Japanese grammar dictionary

Japanese がてら grammar gatera
Japanese がてら grammar gatera

Let’s learn Japanese がてら grammar gatera :

JLPT level : N1

Formation :

Vます(remove ます)+がてら

Meaning and how to use :

Expresses the meaning “doing something while at it”. Often used when two actions happen at the same time, the latter action is more important to do.


Supa ni iki ga tera, honya ni iki masho u.
If you go to the market, go to the bookstore as well while you’re at it.

Sanpo ga tera, chikaku no kouen ni asobi ni itte miyo u.
Try walking and go to the park as well while you’re at it.

Atarashii bunkei o benkyou shi ga tera, naratta bunpou o fukushuu shi masu.
Study the new structures, and review the old ones too while you’re at it.

Bijutsukan ni kengaku shi ga tera, shiriai no ie ni houmon shi masu.
I will visit the museum and also visit my relation too while I’m at it.

Ryokou shi ga tera, soko no ha gaki o atsumeru.
When you go traveling, collect the postcards too while you’re at it.

Related structures :

をかねて wokanete

かたがた katagata

above is Japanese grammar がてら gatera. 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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