What Does "Moshi" Mean in Japanese Language

Hy everyone, welcome to my blog, pleasure to meet you guys, ok, in this post, let's learn about the meaning and use of moshi (もし). The meaning of moshi is "if", yeah, just "if", but there is a rule you must know, if you use moshi, you must conjugate the ending sentence to one of the conditional forms (between ~ba,~to, ~nara, or ~tara conditional form), of course we have learned about 4 various Japanese conditional forms, I hope you remember it^^.

The meaning and use of moshi (もし)

JLPT: -
Meaning: If
Note: Actually, you can drop the moshi itself, you moshi when you want to emphasize the conditional form.
Formula:
moshi + conditional form + result
Sentence Example:
もし日本語ができれば日本人と話したい
moshi nihongo ga dekireba nihonjin to hanashitai
If I can speak Japanese, I want to talk with Japanese people
もし日本に行ったら日本語を勉強します
moshi nihon ni ittara nihongo o benkyou shimasu
If I have been Japan, I will learn Japanese
もし雨が降らないと寒くならない
moshi ame ga furanai to samuku naranai
If It does not rain (the weather) cannot be cold
See also: Japanese Natural Conditional Form: ~to / ~da to (~と / ~だと)

Yeah, we've learned a new Japanese vocabulary and how to use it in this post, Ok, I'll come back with other new Japanese lessons^^, see you tomorrow, learners and take care!.

2 Responses to "What Does "Moshi" Mean in Japanese Language"

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