Decoded Slug: ~たびに (〜tabi ni)

Japanese JLPT Grammar Point
~たびに (〜tabi ni)

~たびに (〜tabi ni)

Short explanation:

Express 'every time' or 'whenever'.


Verb-たform + びに, Noun + ごとに


Kanojo ni au tabi ni, kokoro ga hazumu.
Every time I meet her, my heart leaps.
Ame ga furu tabi ni, natsukashii omoide ga yomigaeru.
Whenever it rains, nostalgic memories come back.
Kono uta wo kiku tabi ni, shiawase na kibun ni naru.
Every time I listen to this song, I feel happy.
Ie ni kaeru tabi ni, neko ga demukaete kureru.
Every time I return home, the cat greets me.

Long explanation:

The ~たびに grammar point is used to express that an action or event occurs every time or whenever something else happens. It can be translated as 'every time', 'whenever', or 'each time' in English. The formation differs depending on whether it is used with a verb or a noun.

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