Japanese かわりに grammar kawarini

Japanese かわりに grammar kawarini
Japanese かわりに grammar kawarini

Let’s learn Japanese かわりに grammar kawarini :

JLPT level : N3

Formation :

Nのかわりに
Vかわりに

Meaning and how to use :

A thing, a person replaces another thing, person. Means “instead of..”, “In return for…”

For example

今年の正月はいつものように故郷に帰る代わりに、両親と旅行したい。
Kotoshi no shougatsu ha itsumo no you ni kokyou ni kaeru kawari ni, ryoushin to ryokou shi tai.
Instead of coming home like I do every New year vacation, I want to travel with my parent this year

フリーの仕事は自由な環境がある代わりに、お金のことがいつも心配だ。
furī no shigoto ha jiyuu na kankyou ga aru kawari ni, okane no koto ga itsumo shinpai da.
free jobe have free working condition, but (on other side) salary is thing that we have to worry about

Aさんは日本語を教えてもらう代わりに、僕は彼の仕事を手伝っている。
A san ha nihongo o oshie te morau kawari ni, boku ha kare no shigoto o tetsudatte iru.
In return for the Japanese he taught me, I help him in work.

この地方は買い物に便利で楽な生活を送れるかわりにちょっとうるさい。
kono chihou ha kaimono ni benri de raku na seikatsu o okureru kawari ni chotto urusai.
In this local, in return for convinient life, we have to live in noiseness.

日本に一番輸入する中国のかわりにベトナムが一番位になるです。
nippon ni ichiban yunyuu suru chuugoku no kawari ni betonamu ga ichiban i ni naru desu.
In stead of Chinese, Vietnam becomes the country having most goods exported to Japan.

Note: This structure is used in replacement cases. However, there are opposite cases, mean “There’s good thing, there is bad thing too”

Related structures :

にかわり nikawari
にかわる nikawaru
かわりに kawarini
にかわって nikawatte

above is Japanese かわりに grammar kawarini. 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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