Japanese ではなかったか grammar dehanakattaka

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Let’s learn Japanese ではなかったか grammar dehanakattaka :

Formation :


Meaning and how to use :

Expressing the speculation of what happened in the past. The level of trust of speakers is lower than the structure「…た(だ)ろう)」  . It has the same meaning with「…た(だ)ろう)」 . Often used with the form「…たのではなかったか」 .


Mukashi no hito wa chikyuu ga maruda to kangae mo shinakatta node wa nakatta ka.
The ancient people probably did not think that the Earth was round.

Sono tokoro wa nigiyakanade wa nakatta ka.
This place was probably very lively.

Mukashi kono chihou wa hatten suru nougyou de yuumeide wa nakatta ka.
This place was probably famous for having a very developed agriculture a long time ago.

Ano toki Satou-san wa sugu ni kimezu, chotto mayottade wa nakatta ka.
At that time, Sato probably didn’t make a decision right away but thinking for a while.

Kare wa Nihon ni itta koto ga arude wa nakatta ka.
He might have been to Japan before.

Note:「ではなかっただろうか」and「ではなかったろうか」 almost have the same meaning as this phrase.

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