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JLPT N5 Grammar: に/へ (ni/e)

に/へ (ni/e)

Meaning: to (indicates direction / destination)

How to use the: Noun + に/へ

Used to indicate the time
Used to indicate the location
Used to point to whom

Example sentences:
1. 明日、旅行に/ へ行きます。
Ashita, ryokō ni/ e ikimasu.
Tomorrow, I will travel

2. 午後6時に帰ります。
Gogo 6-ji ni kaerimasu.
6pm I’ll be back

3. このプレゼントをゆみさんに/ へ
Kono purezento o Yumi-san ni/ e
Send this gift to Yumi

When we want to talk about a time when action takes place, we add the word [に] after the noun indicating time. Use 「に」 for actions that take place in a short time. [に] is used when a noun has an accompanying number and is not used in the absence of the accompanying number. However, in the case of a week, you may or may not use [に]

Nichiyōbi `ni’ Nihon e ikimasu.
I will go to Japan on Sunday.

When the verb is in motion, the particle [へ] is used after the noun indicating the direction or place.