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Just Did... ばかり

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arrow Add ばかり after the simple past of a verb

tabeta bakari desu.
I just ate.

tateta bakari no ie.
A newly built house.

ima kita bakari desu.
I just arrived.

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Oh!Thank You.It was silly of

Oh!Thank You.It was silly of me not to search other topics as well for more details.

Truly confused!

In "Learn Japanese-Tae Kim's guide to learning Japanese(Japanese Grammar Guide-Special Expressions)" ばかり is not used with the simple past form of the verbs-
You're hanging out with Naomi-chan all the time, aren't you!
Takashi-kun is reading nothing but comic books... He's so uncool
So, what to do?
And it is also mentioned that "「ばかり」 is used to express the condition where there's so much of something to the point where there's nothing else." ,the example given-
What the? Isn't it nothing but obasan?
But no mention at all of the "completed action" as given here.


That's because Tae Kim's is organized by grammatical function, not by grammatical term. The other use of ばかり is in another section,


The result of attaching ばかり to a word is essentially a descriptive noun phrase. To connect two noun phrases, e.g. たてたばかり and 家 , you can't just stick them next to each other, and generally when you attach の to a descriptive noun you get an adjective-like result, e.g., 赤の車⇒a red car.

You can see other examples here, http://dic.yahoo.co.jp/dsearch?enc=UTF-8&p=%E3%81%B0%E3%81%8B%E3%82%8A&d...

たてたばかりの家 Why is there a の

Why is there a の after ばかり in this example?

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