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で・に・前
de, ni, mae
JLPT N3
Edit  dc
で・に・ まえ (de - ni -mae)
Meaning
time and place prepositions at in on
On Friday at 3pm
Edit  dc
Formation
See also
Phrases
えきまえでおあいします
IN FRONT OF the station
Edit  #4639 dc, Miki
カフェーないで
IN the cafe (= inside)
Edit  #4640 dc
カフェで
AT the cafe (at that place, could be in or outside)
Edit  #4641 dc
えきで
AT the station
Edit  #4642 dc, Miki
えきちょうしつで
IN the station masters office
Edit  #4643 dc, Miki
きんようびのよるにおあい、、
ON friday night
Edit  #4644 dc
じかんにまにあいます
I will be ON time
Edit  #4645 dc, Miki
バーで
AT the bar
Edit  #4646 dc
いつものじかんとばしょでいつものじかんにいつものばしょで
AT the regular time and place
Edit  #4647 dc, Miki
ななじに
AT 7pm
Edit  #4648 dc
ななじまでにとうちゃくできます。(いけます。)
I will be there BY 7pm (before 7pm)
Edit  #4649 dc, Miki
きんようびのごごにまちあわせしましょうか?
why dont we meet ON friday afternoon?
Edit  #4650 dc
きんようびの3じにまちあわせしましょうか?
why dont we meet AT 3 on friday?
Edit  #4651 dc
いちにんでえいがをみにいく。
I will go alone to watch the movie.
Edit  #6522 nihon
Discussion and comments
に [ni] is a placement particle locating a point in time or space, で [de] indicates the domain in which the totality of an event takes place.
dc
The particle に requires something physical, such as 東京に本店があります,whereas, で requires some activity, such as 東京で会合があります.
dc
Is this correct?
timeでplaceに
明日の朝で私が東京に打合せがありますので
dc
明日の朝に 私が 東京で 打ち合わせがありますので...
Miki
But I'm almost sure you can say 東京に会合があります as well.
に is a placement particle locating a point in time or space, で indicates the domain in which the totality of an event takes place.
PaulO
tx paul, added as a note above.
dc
The particle に requires something physical, such as 東京に本店があります,whereas, で requires some activity, such as 東京で会合があります.
bamboo4
I wouldn't say 東京に会合があります。 But I'd say 東京にて会合があります。
Miki
In the case of 東京で会合があります、basically にて and で are the same.
Miki
Miki, but basically にて and で are the same, right? Or is there a difference?
mhykx