JLPT N3 Grammar: かけ (kake) – Explanation and examples

Today, we introduce to you the JLPT N3 Grammar: かけ (kake). You can find the detail explanation (meaning, formation) and examples of this Japanese grammar in this post.

JLPT N3 Grammar: かけ (kake)

  • Detail explanation
  • Example sentences

Detail explanation

Meaning: Half-; not yet finished; in the middle of

Formation:

Verb-stem + かけだ/かけの

Example sentences

テーブルの上に食べかけのケーキが置いてある。
_teeburu no ue ni tabekake no keeki ga oite aru._
The half-finished cake is put on the table.

この本はまだ読みかけだ。
_kono hon wa mada yomikake da._
I haven’t finished this book yet.

家の前で死にかけていた野良猫を拾って動物病院に連れて行った。
_ie no mae de shinikaketeita noraneko o hirotte doubutsu byouin ni tsurete itta._
I picked the half-dead stray cat in front of my house up and took it to the animal hospital.

Advertisement おふろに入りかけたときに電話が鳴った。
_ofuro ni hairikaketa toki ni denwa ga natta._
The phone rang when i was about to get in the bath.

椅子の上には書きかけのレポートが置いてあった。
_isu no ue niwa kakikake no repooto ga oite atta._
The half-finished report was put on the chair.

明日はほかの仕事をしなければならないのだから、この仕事をやりかけのまま、帰るわけにはいかない。
_ashita wa hoka no shigoto o shinakereba naranai no dakara, kono shigoto o yarikake no mama, kaeru wake niwa ikanai._
Tomorrow i have to do other work so i can’t leave this work undone and go home.

彼は冷めてしまった食べかけのパイをようやく口に入れた。
_kare wa samete shimatta tabekake no pai o youyaku kuchi ni ireta._
He finally put the cold half-eaten pie into his mouth.

[切れない (kirenai): being too much to finish](https://japanesetest4you.com/flashcard/learn- jlpt-n3-grammar-%e3%81%8d%e3%82%8c%e3%81%aa%e3%81%84-kirenai/)
[抜く (nuku): to do something to the end](https://japanesetest4you.com/flashcard/learn- jlpt-n2-grammar-%e3%81%ac%e3%81%8f-nuku/)
[切る (kiru): to do something completely to the end](https://japanesetest4you.com/flashcard/learn- jlpt-n3-grammar-%e3%81%8d%e3%82%8b-kiru/)

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