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JLPT N3 Grammar: なんか / なんて(nanka / nante)

なんか / なんて(nanka / nante)

Meaning: such as, things like

How to use the:
Noun + なんて/なんか
Sentence + なんて

Explain:
Use when you want to give an example to make light, use a low tone Use when to say negative, or to overlook something is not important

Example sentences:
1, なんか食べるものない?
Nanka taberu mono nai?
Anything to eat?

2, どんな仕事でも楽な仕事なんてない。
donna shigoto demo raku na shigoto nante nai.
There’s no such thing as an easy job.

3, そんな馬鹿げた話なんて、誰も信じませんよ。
Son’na bakageta hanashi nante, dare mo shinjimasen yo.
Nobody believes such a ridiculous story.

4, 目をつぶろう、もうあんな音なんか気にしない。
me o tsuburou, mou anna oto nanka ki ni shinai.
I’ll go to sleep and not worry about the noise.

5, こんなところを借りるなんて、金をどぶに捨てるようなものだ。
konna tokoro o kariru nante, kane o dobu ni suteru you na mono da.
Renting a place like this is like throwing your money away.

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