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<< konasu | kononinaru >>

こんな [こんな] (konna)
    Meaning: such; this; like this; such.....as this; of this kind
    Example: in this way
    JLPT Level: 3
    Category: grammar
    Author: drgon76

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ex #1254   こんな面白いことはない 
Nothing is more interesting (than this)  
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(drgon76)
ex #1255   こんなに夜遅く 
so late at night (as this).  
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(drgon76)
ex #2911   こんな風に持って下さい 
Please hold it in this way  
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(dc)
ex #2913   こんなことになろうとは、正に「お釈迦様でも気がつくめい」だね。 
It's precisely "Even the Buddha could not have guessed it"in the sense that things turned out this way.  
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(bamboo4)
ex #4028   「マイク、飛行機って普通はこんなふうに揺れるものなのかい」 
"Mike, do planes usually rock like this?"  
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(Miki)
ex #4029   あなたがこんなに早くまた起きて動き回れるようになって本当に良かった。 
How nice to see you up and about again so soon!  
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(Miki)
ex #4030   あなたは昔私をこんなふうに扱わなかった。 
You never used to treat me like this.  
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(Miki)
ex #4031   あなたをこんなに長い間待たせてすみません。 
I am sorry to have kept you waiting so long.  
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(Miki)
ex #4032   いつもこんなに混雑しているのですか。 
Is it always so crowded here?  
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(Miki)
ex #4033   いやはや、こんなにはっきりものを言う秘書は初めてだ。 
Do you know, girl, that you're the first secretary I've ever had who stood up to me?  
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(Miki)
ex #4034   かつて一度もこんな大群衆を見たことがない。 
Never have I seen such a crowd of people.  
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(Miki)
ex #4035   きみがこんなに料理が上手だとは知らなかった。 
I didn't know you were such a good cook.  
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(Miki)
ex #4036   こんなあしらいをされたら誰だって承知しないでしょう。 
Such treatment would make anybody rebel.  
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(Miki)
ex #4037   こんないい天気の日に、あなたは家の中に居なければならないなんてかわいそうだ。 
It's a pity for you to have to stay indoors in this weather.  
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(Miki)
ex #4038   こんなおいしいスープを味わったことがありますか。 
Have you ever tasted such a good soup?  
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(Miki)
ex #4039   こんなきつい仕事はこりごりだ。 
I can't stand an awful sweat like this.  
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(Miki)
ex #4040   こんなきれいな夕焼けは見たことが無い。 
Never did I see such a beautiful sunset.  
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(Miki)
ex #4041   こんなくだらないことに多額の金を支払うとはけしからん。 
It is criminal to pay much money for much trifles.  
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(Miki)
ex #7770   こんなに心配しないでください。 
Please don't worry like this(so hard).  
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(kitakaze)

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dcnot to be confused with
 そんな
=not so
 そんなに高くない
=not so expensive

(almost an antonym)
 
bamboo4The Japanese in the third example should be こんな 風にもって(持って)下さい
 
bamboo4#2911 corrected. The quote in #2913 is a dialogue from a famous Kabuki play, commonly known as 源治店.
 
yookosono way this is JLPT 1 
dcchanged. 

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