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JLPT N3 Grammar: やら~やら (yara~yara)

やら~やら (yara~yara)

Meaning: such things as; such as; and so on..

How to use the:
Verb-dictionary form + やら + Verb-dictionary form + やら
Noun + やら + Noun
いadj + やら + いadj

Explain:
Use to list

Example sentences:
1, 来月はレポートやら試験やらでひどく忙しくなりそうだ。
Raigetsu wa repōto yara shiken yara de hidoku isogashiku nari-sōda.
Next month I’ll be very busy with reports and exams.

2, 皆さんにこんなに祝ってもらえるとは恥ずかしいやら、嬉しいやら、なんともお礼の言いようがありません。
Minasan ni kon’nani iwatte moraeru to wa hazukashī yara, ureshī yara, nantomo orei no iiyō ga arimasen.
Being congratulated by people like this, I was both shy and excited, not sure what to say to thank

3, あの人は来るのやら来ないのやら、さっぱり分からない。
ano hito wa kuru no yara konai no yara, sappari wakaranai.
I don’t know if that person’s coming or not.

4, スケート場は子供やらつきそいの母親やらでごったがかえしていた。
Sukēto-ba wa kodomo yara tsukisoi no hahaoya yara de go ttaga kaeshite ita.
The skating area is very crowded with children, mothers who are with them

5, 初デートは恥ずかしいやら嬉しいやら、複雑な気分だった。
hatsu deeto wa hazukashii yara ureshii yara, fukuzatsu na kibun datta.
I had complex feelings on my first date. I was both shy and happy.

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