わけではない [わけではない] (wakedehanai)
Meaning: It does not (necessarily) mean that 〜; I don't mean that 〜; It is not (true) that 〜; It is not the case that 〜
Example: It doesn't necessarily mean he understood.
JLPT Level: 2
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|-> negates what one would generally conclude from the previous statements or situation|
=it does not (necessarily)mean that~; it does not (necessarily) follow that~
|＊わけではない sentences and their context (whether before or after) are often connected by conjunctions like が and しかし.|
いＡ + わけではない
なＡ + な + わけではない
Ｖ(plain form) + わけではない
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|Amatuka||Used similarly to "That's not to say that ___"|| |
|LittleFish||I read manga for practice, and this phrase appears frequently in some form or another. I see it frequently when there has been some form of a misunderstanding (そういう訳じゃない、よ！)|| |
|dc||that might be the opposite of という訳で (for that reason) but also used for summing up meetings. See || |
|Miki||Also you can say, というわけではありません|
I feel わけではない is heavier maybe becuase it clearly denied with ない.
|Miki||# This わけではない is different usage.|| |
|Bakurosareta||This is 2kyuu|| |
|teska||Grade corrected|| |
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