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Decoded Slug: ~限り (〜kagiri)

Japanese JLPT Grammar Point
~限り (〜kagiri)

~限り (〜kagiri)

Short explanation:

Expresses 'as long as', 'while', or 'to the extent of' a certain condition.


Verb-casual + 限り, い-Adjective + 限り, な-Adjective + な限り, Noun + の限り


Genki na kagiri, undou shi tsuzukemasu.
As long as I am healthy, I will continue exercising.
O-kane ga aru kagiri, ryokou o tanoshimimasu.
As long as I have money, I will enjoy traveling.
Kare ga hanasu kagiri, kono purojekuto wa seikou suru deshou.
As long as he speaks, this project will be successful.
Benkyou sureba suru kagiri, shiken ni goukaku dekiru kanousei ga takamarimasu.
The more you study, the higher the chances of passing the exam.

Long explanation:

The ~限り grammar point is used to indicate the condition or time frame when something is applicable or happening. It can be translated as 'as long as', 'while', or 'to the extent of' in English. The formation differs depending on whether it is used with a verb, い-adjective, な-adjective, or noun.

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