【N2】代わり /kawari

代わり kawari

 How to make”代わり….” in Japanese.

    • ・ Meaning: いい面と悪い面がある時使う。,something has both good and bad aspects.
    • ・ JLPT Level: 2 日本語能力試験N2級レベル
    • ・ Category: grammar 文法

You can use 代わり when you want to say ” something has both good and bad aspects...”.

The patterns is below:

(Verb)short form + 代わり
(Adj) い + 代わり
(Adj) な + 代わり

Noun の+ 代わり

 例文:Examples of sentence (with audio)

日本語は面白い代わり難しい。
Japanese language is interesting but difficult.

彼女は美人の代わり性格が悪い。
She is beautiful but has bad personality.

この辺は静かな代わりに店も遠くて不便だ 
This area is quiet, but instead it’s inconvenient because the shops are far away.

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