aida 間 あいだ

Noun meaning: in between, between, during, from... through, among, while.

1. Followed by ni
に立ってください。
aida ni tatte kudasai.
Please stand in between.

2. After noun +no, followed by
留守のに田中さんが訪ねてきました。
rusu no aida ni tanaka san ga tazunete kimashita.
Mr. Tanaka came to see you during your absence.

3. After noun + to + noun + no, followed by ni
郵便局は駅と学校のにあります。
yuubinkyoku wa eki to gakkou no aida ni arimasu.
The post office is between the station and the school.

4. After noun + kara + noun + made no
十日か十五日までの休みます。
tooka kara juu go nichi made no aida yasumimasu.
I will take holidays from the 10th through the 15th.

5. After verb in the progressive tense, followed by ni
本を読んでいるに眠ってしまった。
hon o yonde iru aida ni nemutte shimatta.
I fell asleep while I was reading a book.

6. After dictionary form of adjective, followed by ni
若いにもっと勉強しなさい。
wakai aida ni motto benkyou shinasai.
Study more while you are young.