Japanese だけしか…ない grammar dakeshika…nai

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Let’s learn Japanese だけしか…ない grammar dakeshika…nai :

Formation :

Meaning and how to use :

Expressing meaning “only this one”. This structure is an emphasized structure of…????


ima watashi ga shinjiru hito ha kimi dake shika i nai
Now the only person I trust is you.<s/pan>

konnichi sanka shi ta hito ha kore dake shika i nai
Today the participants are only these one.

ima okane ha sore dake shika nai yo
Now the money is only this much.

kono jikken ha seikou ritsu ga ni rei pasento dake shika nai
The probability that this experiment will be successful is only 20%.

konsato to issho ni yukeru hito ha go nin dake shika nai
Only 5 people can go with me to the concert.

Note: When you want to emphasize the meaning “little”, use the form「だけだ」 or「(だけ)しかない, not use「だけある」. When referring to a specific number in a specific case, you cannot directly use「だけ」.

Above is Japanese だけしか…ない grammar dakeshika…nai. If you don’t understand the signs we used in formation, you can find their meaning here : signs used in Japanese grammar structures.

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