Sign In

Dictionary

Comments for じゃない

Search by Japanese Word

字▼

Search by English Meaning

janai
expression, i adjective (negative)

Alternate Written Forms:

[じゃ()·]
janai
dyanai
[ぢゃ()·]
dyanai

Root Words:

ja + nai

English Meaning(s) for じゃない

expression, i adjective (negative)
  1. is not; am not; are not (from ではない)
  2. isn't it?

Stroke Order Diagrams for じゃない

Conjugations for じゃない

Adjective stem
jana
te-form
janakute
Adverbial Form
janaku
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
janai
Present Indicative Negative Form
janakunai
Past Indicative Form
janakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
janakunakatta
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
janakereba
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
janakattara
Nominalized Form
Objective Form
janasa

Sample Sentences for じゃない

I work not because I like it. I work in order to live.
"Didn't you get married!?" "Oh, we split up. We broke our engagement."
Isn't this the same necklace that Aunt Clara wears?
He plays it smart!
It's no crime to skip breakfast once in a while.

Comments for じゃない

If you have any questions about this entry, or would like to write a sample sentence using the vocabulary, please do so below. Your comment will appear in the forum for other users of the site to view and discuss.

Only registered users may post comments. You can register your free 楽しい Japanese account here.

This site uses the EDICT and KANJIDIC dictionary files. These files are the property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group, and are used in conformance with the Group's licence.