Decoded Slug: ~ことから (〜koto kara)

Japanese JLPT Grammar Point
~ことから (〜koto kara)

~ことから (〜koto kara)

Short explanation:

Indicates the reason or basis for something; 'because', 'since', 'due to'.


Verb-casual + ことから, い-Adjective + ことから,な-Adjective + なことから, Noun + のことから


Kare wa mainichi undou suru koto kara, karada ga joubu desu.
Because he exercises every day, his body is strong.
Kono mise no saabisu ga ii koto kara, itsumo konde imasu.
This store is always crowded because of its good service.
Kanojo wa shinsetsu na koto kara, minna ni suka rete imasu.
She is well-liked by everyone due to her kindness.
Sono kaisha no hyouban ga yoi no koto kara, shuushoku-saki toshite ninki ga aru.
The company has a good reputation, so it's popular as a place to work.

Long explanation:

The ~ことから grammar point is used to indicate the reason or basis for a conclusion, a fact, or a premise. It can be translated as 'because', 'since', or 'due to' in English. The formation is the same whether it is used with a verb, い-adjective, な-adjective, or noun.

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