【N5】~でしょう/ ~deshou

~でしょう ~deshou

 How to make”~でしょう..” in Japanese.

    • ・ Meaning: making a guess or prediction.
    • ・ JLPT Level: N5 日本語能力試験N5級レベル
    • ・ Category: grammar


You can use~でしょう when you want to say “making a guess.”

The patterns is below:

verb short form + desho – probably

It means something like to express a level of some certainty and is close in meaning to 「多分」. Just like 「~です/~ます」, it must come at the end of a complete sentence. It does not have any other conjugations. You can also replace 「~ですか」 with 「~でしょうか」 to make the question sound slightly more polite and less assuming by adding a slight level of uncertainty. or prediction.

 例文:Examples of sentence (with audio)

明日は晴れるでしょう。Ashita wa hareru desho.
Tomorrow should be sunny.

北海道は寒いでしょう。Hokkaido wa samui desho.
It is probably cold in Hokkaido

あなたは学生さんでしょうか。Anata wa gakusei-san deshou ka?
Are you a student?

Keep up with your studies!

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