Japanese grammar dictionary

Japanese に限らず grammar nikagirazu
Japanese に限らず grammar nikagirazu

Let’s learn Japanese に限らず grammar nikagirazu :

JLPT level : N2

Formation :


Meaning and how to use :

Express the meaning “Not only.. but..”. Means that there is another person/thing beside the said person/thing.


Anime o miru no ha kodomo ni kagira zu otona mo suki desu yo.
Not only kids but adults like watching cartoon/anime as well.

kono bangumi ha wakamono ni kagira zu roujin mo kanshin shi masu.
Not only young people but old people follows this program as well.

onnanoko ni kagira zu otokonoko mo souji ya sentaku o shi nakere ba nari mase n yo.
Not only girls but boys have to do cleaning and laundry as well.

korekara, kagaku ni kagira zu bungaku mo chanto benkyou shi masu.
From now on, I’ll study hard not just social subjects but literature as well.

hahaoya ni kagira zu chichioya mo kodomo no kyouiku ya kaji o suru beki da.
Not just moms but dads should educate their kids and do household chores as well.

+) There are cases where this structure is used with も

Related structures :

だけでなく dakedenaku
ばかりでなく bakaridenaku
のみならず nominarazu
ばかりか bakarika

above is Japanese に限らず grammar nikagirazu. 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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