November 13, 2023

JLPT N5 Grammar: どんな donna – what kind of


どんな means "what kind of …" or "what sort..." This word is commonly used to ask about the nature or type of something.


"どんな" is used when you want to inquire about the characteristics or qualities of a noun. It precedes the noun you are asking about.

The structure when using "どんな" is typically: どんな (what kind of) + [Noun] + [ですか (is it?) / が()きですか (do you like?) /をしますか (would you like), etc.].


Translation and Vocabulary


Translation and Vocabulary


Translation and Vocabulary


Translation and Vocabulary


Translation and Vocabulary


Translation and Vocabulary


Translation and Vocabulary

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    Other Forms:

    Anything: Use どんなに with ても to mean "anything," "anybody," or "any way." Place before nouns and end with the ても form of a verb or adjective.


    Translation and Vocabulary


    Translation and Vocabulary

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