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Grammar detail: 〜せいで

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JLPT:
〜せいで - as a result of ~
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(の)せいで
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phrase 2
means
as a result of (phrase 1), (phrase 2)
せいで is used to link two phrases, expressing a cause and effect relationship - phrase 1 indicates the cause, and phrase 2 indicates the effect. It is used when the result is somewhat negative (or might be seen as somewhat negative). In situations where the result is positive, (の)おかげで would be used.
Phrase 1 can be any plain form expression, such as a plain form verb, noun + の, な adjective + な, or い adjective.
あらし
せい
おお
ひこうき
飛行機
ひこうじょう
飛行場
たてなかった
The storm prevented many planes from leaving the airport.
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See also:
  • 〜せいか - perhaps because; maybe due to

Kanji used in this grammar

あらし storm   
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タ   おお many   
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ヒ   と to fly   とばす to let fly   
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コウ   ギョウ   アン   ゆ    い to go   おこな to take place   
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キ    machine   はた loom   
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ジョウ   ば place   
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