Japanese まい grammar mai
Let’s learn Japanese まい grammar mai :
Meaning and how to use :
Expressing the speaker’s speculation that implies “probably not”.
Kono kanashisa wa karera ni wa wakarumai.
They probably can’t understand this sadness.
Ano hanashi wo kataru to daredemo shinjite kurerumai.
If I tell that story, no one will believe me.
Kare no kurousa ga wakaru hito ga iru mai.
Perhaps there isn’t anyone understanding his suffering.
Watashi no itami wo doukan suru hito ga iru mai.
Perhaps no one sympathizes with my pain.
Oya wa sansei surumai.
Parents probably won’t agree.
Note: People rarely use this structure when speaking but it can be use when quoting with 「ないだろう」 . This structure is used when writing, having a formal tone.
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