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Mini Japanese Lessons | から (kara) Because in Japanese

から means "because" in Japanese. In English, we usually put the reason after the main clause , but in Japanese the reason comes first. Today I would like to teach you how to say “because” in Japanese.

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  • VERB ます form から

  • いADJ + です から

  • なADJ + です から

  • NOUN + です から


にほんに いきますから にほんごを べんきょうしています。

Because I’m going to Japan, I’m studying Japanese.

あたまが いたいですから がっこうを やすみます。

Because I have a headache, I won’t go to school.

あめが ふっていますから テニスが できません。

Because it is raining, we can’t play tennis.

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