Japanese grammar dictionary

Japanese 間に grammar aidani
Japanese 間に grammar aidani

Let’s learn Japanese 間に grammar aidani :

JLPT level : N3, N4

Formation :

Nの+間に (Infinitive verb + 間に)
Vている (Continuos verb + 間に)
Vない (Verb in negative form + 間に)
Aい/Aな (Adj ending in い + 間に, Adj ending in なkeep なand いintact)

Meaning and how to use :

1. 間に:Describe a situation which is going on, then an action or event happens

For example :

Okaasan ga hirune o shi te iru ma ni, kodomo tachi ga asobi ni dekake ta.
When my mother was sleeping, the children went out (for playing).

natsuyasumi no ma ni, pūru ni iki mashi ta
On summer vacation, I went swimming

watashi ga ryokou no ma ni, niwa ni kusa ga takusan hae te shimatta.
Weed spred over the garden when I was travelling

nippon ni iru ma ni, fujisan o ichido nobori tai.
while being in Japan, I want to climb mount Fuji once

kuni de benkyou shiteru ma ni, amerika ni iki tai desu.
I want to go to the US while studying in home country

Note :
間に:Express an event that is maintained in a short and temporal time.

Related structures :

間 aida

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