Nagara – While/During

๐ŸŒธ ใชใŒใ‚‰ – while or during

Verb-stem ใชใŒใ‚‰โ€ฆ
Adjective ใชใŒใ‚‰โ€ฆ
Noun ใชใŒใ‚‰โ€ฆ

ใ‹ใ‚Œใ‚‰ใฏใ‚ใ‚‹ใใชใŒใ‚‰ใฏใชใ—ใŸใ€‚
Karera wa aruki nagara hanashita.
They walked and talked.

ใŠใ‚“ใŒใใ‚’ใใใชใŒใ‚‰ใ€ใŒใฃใ“ใ†ใธใ‚ใ‚‹ใใฎใŒใ™ใใ ใ€‚
Ongaku o kiki-nagara, gakkou e aruku no ga suki da.
I like to listen to music while I go to school.

ใ“ใฎใใ‚‹ใพใฏใกใ„ใ•ใ„ใชใŒใ‚‰ใ‚ˆใใฏใ—ใ‚‹
Kono kuruma wa chiisai nagara yoku hashiru.
Even though this car is small, it runs good.

ใ‹ใ‚Œใฏใซใ‚“ใใ‚‚ใฎใชใŒใ‚‰ใจใฆใ‚‚ใ‚„ใ•ใ—ใ„ใญใ€‚
Kare wa ninki mono nagara totemo yasashii ne.
Even though heโ€™s a popular person, heโ€™s very kind โ€“ isnโ€™t he!

ใ‚ใŸใ—ใฏใ„ใคใ‚‚ใŠใ‚“ใŒใใ‚’ใใใชใŒใ‚‰ใซใปใ‚“ใ”ใ‚’ในใ‚“ใใ‚‡ใ†ใ—ใพใ™ใ€‚
Watashi wa itsumo ongaku o kiki-nagara nihongo o benkyou shimasu.
I always study Japanese while listening to music.

ใŸใพใญใŽใ‚’ใใ‚ŠใชใŒใ‚‰ใชใ„ใฆใ„ใพใ—ใŸใ€‚
Tamanegi o kiri-nagara naite imashita.
I was crying as I was cutting up onions.

ใœใ‚“ใญใ‚“ใชใŒใ‚‰ใซใปใ‚“ใซใ„ใ‘ใพใ›ใ‚“ใ€‚
Zannen nagara Nihon ni ikemasen.
Unfortunately, I canโ€™t come to Japan.