Noun + の + 中で
その(1) + 中で
- ラーメンの中では味噌ラーメンが好き。Among ramen, I like the miso type.
- このバンドの中では誰が好き？Who do you like in this band?
- 車の中で夕食を食べました。I ate dinner in my car.
Among these three, I like the red one.
Among all fruits, I like strawberries and pineapple.
Among hiragana, katakana, and kanji, I can only write hiragana.
Please choose one from among these.
The children were playing in the park. (Within)
Get more example sentences!
Premium users get access to 12 example sentences on all Grammar Points.
Study your own way!
Add sentences and study them alongside Bunpro sentences.
Japanese Test 4 You
Page 80 [CH 12]
Bunpro tracks all of the resources you’ve visited, and offers relevant bookmarks of physical books to help with offline tracking.
のなかで – Grammar Discussion
Most Recent Replies (11 in total)
Don’t think there’s nothing wrong with this, but I think the nuance is ever so slightly different perhaps? I’m not sure if its on bunpro or not though @mrnoone ?
How does the use of のなかで to mean ‘in’ differ from the use of に to mean ‘in’? I assume there are differences in nuance, even if both translate to the same English word, but initial attempts at Googling aren’t yielding anything useful; they’re instead getting me comparisons between のなかで and のなかに, which, while plausibly worth learning too, don’t address my current confusion.
For example, in the example sentence 公園のなかで子供達が遊んでいた, what difference is there in its meaning as compared with that of the as-far-as-I-can-tell-still-grammatical sentence 公園に子供達が遊んでいた?
Hey @Tulip and welcome to the community forums!
公園に子供達が遊んでいた is not correct, you should use で in this sentence.
What you really want to know is the difference between particles に and で.
Particle に is used with a range of verbs that indicate the existence or remaining in someplace like いる、ある、住む、隠れる、とどまる、立つ、座る.
Location towards one moves with verbs like いく、くる、帰る.
(There are of course other uses like indicating the indirect object of an action (give something TO SOMEONE 彼にあげる), the purpose of movement (to go SHOPPING 買い物に行く) and so on)
で on the other hand indicates location (except the location of existence - so all the verbs I mentioned that are used with に are in certain way exceptions), therefore it covers many more verbs like 遊ぶ (子供は公園で遊んでいた）、 バイクショップで働いている、教会で歌う. (o...
Got questions about のなかで? Join us to discuss, ask, and learn together!Join the Discussion