Japanese んだって grammar ndatte

Japanese んだって grammar ndatte
Japanese んだって grammar ndatte

Let’s learn Japanese んだって grammar ndatte :

JLPT level : N3

Formation :

V infinitive+んだって
Aい+んだって
N+なんだって
Aな+なんだって

Meaning and how to use :

Mean “hear about that/It’s said that…”, is the way to convey information, confirm information that we hear from other people.

For example

来年Aさんは結婚するんだってよ。
Rainen A san ha kekkon suru n datte yo.
I heard that mr.A will get married next year.

「あの子は父を亡くしたんだって。お気の毒に。」
ano ko ha chichi o nakushi ta n da tte. O kinodoku ni. ‘
“It’s said that the child’s father was dead. Poor him”

隣の留学している娘さんは奇麗なんだって。本当に会いたいね。
tonari no ryuugaku shi te iru musume san ha kirei na n da tte. Hontouni ai tai ne.
I heard that our neighbor’s daughter, who is studying abroad, is very beautiful. I’m so eager to meet her.

「彼は病気なんだって」「それで学校に行かないね」
tonari no ryuugaku shi te iru musume san ha kirei na n da tte. Hontouni ai tai ne.
“He’s said to be ill””therefore he doesn’t come to class”

今北京はとても寒いんだって。
imakita miyako ha totemo samui n da tte.
People say that it’s very cold now in Beijing

Note : This structure is used with people who we are famililar with, but not with the superiors (even in the case we put “です”, we use “~そうです” instead).
Women usually use “なのだって”,”なのですって”。

Related structures :

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