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Decoded Slug: ~から (〜kara)

Japanese JLPT Grammar Point
~から (〜kara)

~から (〜kara)

Short explanation:

Express a reason or cause; 'because', 'since', 'due to'.


Verb-casual + から, い-Adjective + から, な-Adjective + だから, Noun + だから


Ame ga furu kara, kasa wo motte itte kudasai.
Because it's raining, please bring an umbrella.
Kono keeki wa oishii kara, minna taberu deshou.
Because this cake is delicious, everyone will probably eat it.
Kare wa byouki dakara, gakkou wo yasumimasu.
He will be absent from school because he is sick.
Kyou wa nichiyoubi dakara, gakkou ga arimasen.
There is no school today because it is Sunday.

Long explanation:

The ~から grammar point is used to express a reason, cause, or the origin of something. It can be translated as 'because', 'since', or 'due to' in English. The formation differs depending on whether it is used with a verb, い-adjective, な-adjective, or noun.

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