Japanese 折から おりから grammar orikara

Japanese 折から おりから grammar orikara
Japanese 折から おりから grammar orikara

Let’s learn Japanese 折から おりから grammar orikara :

JLPT level : N1

Formation :

Aい/Aな+折から
Vる折から
折からのN

Meaning and how to use :

1. Expresses the meaning “at.., when the weather is..”. The latter clause indicates the weather being unfavored to inform the reader. Often used in letters.
How to use:
Aい/Aな+折から
Vる折から

Examples:

寒さが激しくなる折から、健康にお気をつけになって、元気でお過ごしてください。
Samu sa ga hageshiku naru ori kara, kenkou ni oki o tsuke ni natte, genki de osugoshi te kudasai.
Since the cold is becoming more severe, please take care of your health and be well.

暑苦しい折から、病気にかからないように体にはお気をつけください。
Atsukurushii ori kara, byouki ni kakara nai you ni karada ni ha oki o tsukekudasai.
Since the weather is getting so hot, please take care of yourself not to get sick.

ウエットな空気が続く折から、健康にはお気をつけください。
Uetto na kuuki ga tsuduku ori kara, kenkou ni ha oki o tsukekudasai.
Since the weather is getting more humid, please take care of your health.

2. Expresses the meaning “just when..”. Often used with words indicating weather or current social situation like current economy status. This structure is mostly used in written form.
How to use: 折からのN

Examples:

折からの不況で、妻は首になったので、できるだけ家庭の生活費は節約しなきゃならない。
Ori kara no fukyou de, tsuma ha kubi ni natta node, dekirudake katei no seikatsu hi ha setsuyaku shi nakya nara nai.
Just when the recession is going on, my wife was fired so we have to limit our living expenses as little as possible.

失業した人が増えて、折からの経済恐怖で、餓死した人もたくさんあるでしょう。
Shitsugyou shi ta hito ga fue te, ori kara no keizai kyoufu de, gashi shi ta hito mo takusan aru desho u.
The number of people who have gone unemployed has increased, there are many people who starved to death due to economic recession.

折からの台風、食料が足りなくて、とても困ってすごしました。
Ori kara no taifuu, shokuryou ga tari naku te, totemo komatte sugoshi mashi ta.
I didn’t have enough food just when the storm was on so I had to live with a lot of trouble.

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