Japanese いかんだ grammar ikanda

Japanese いかんだ grammar ikanda
Japanese いかんだ grammar ikanda

Japanese いかんだ grammar ikanda :

JLPT level : N1

Formation :


Meaning and how to use :

1. Expresses the meaning “Depends on, depend on N that the latter clause is doable.”


Kono teian ha jitsugen sareru ka dou ka ha shachou no meirei ikan da.
Whether or not the project is executable depends on the president’s commands.

Watashi ha daigaku o susumeru ka dou ka ha oya no ketsui ikan da.
Whether I can continue studying at college/university depends on my parents’ decision.

Kono shiai de ha katsu ka dou ka mina no kumiawase ryoku ikan desu.
This match’s result is dependent on the players’ cooperations.

2. いかんで
Expresses the meaning “Depend, based on.. that..”


Touhyou ken suu ikan de, tsugi no shichou ga erabare masu.
Based on the number of votes that the next mayor will be chosen.

Gouri teki na riyuu ikan de, kesseki shi ta baai ha mitomerare masu.
Based on reasonable excuses that abstences will be approved.

Uriage ikan de, shain no kongetsu no bōnasu ga agari masu.
Based on sales that the employees’ bonuses this month have risen.

+)Similar in meaning to the stucture 「…しだいだ」、「…しだいで」
+)The chinese letter of いかん is 如何
+)Formal and modern structure.

Related structures :

次第 shidai

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