Japanese としか…ない grammar toshika…nai

Japanese としか…ない grammar toshika…nai
Japanese としか…ない grammar toshika…nai

Let’s learn Japanese としか…ない grammar toshika…nai :

Formation :

~としか+Vない

Meaning and how to use :

Can only be…, there is only one possibility that…

For example

この事は不可能としか言えないよ。
Kono koto ha fukanou to shika ie nai yo.
I can only say that it is impossible.

彼が実現する能力がないとしか考えない。
kare ga jitsugen suru nouryoku ga nai to shika kangae nai.
I can only think that he is incapable of doing this.

由子さんが昨日、今日が暇だと言ったが、今日は行けないと言って、怠けるとしか考えないね。
yuuko san ga kinou, kyou ga hima da to itta ga, kyou ha ike nai to itte, namakeru to shika kangae nai ne.
Yesterday, Yoko said that she would be free today, but she said she couldn’t go, I can only think that she’s lazy.

留守番電話なので、母が市場に行ったとしか思わない。
rusuban denwa na node, haha ga shijou ni itta to shika omowa nai.
Because the telephone answered automatically, my mom must have gone shoping.

連絡できないので、今警察署でだれもないとしか考えない。
renraku deki nai node, kon keisatsu sho de dare mo nai to shika kangae nai.
Because I couldn’t contact, I can only think that there is no one in potice station now.

Related structures :

でしかない:deshikanai
しかない:shikanai
としか…ない:toshika…nai

above is Japanese としか…ない grammar toshika…nai. 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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