N5 Lesson 10: 3/12
つもりだ 積もりだ

つもりだ

plan to・intend to

⚠ ❌つもりではない

Structure Legend
Structure
CasualPolite
Verb[る] + つもり +
Verb[ない]+ つもり + (*)
Verb + つもり + (1) + ない(**)

(1)
(*) To Intend Not To
(**) To Have No Intention of
[Expresses conviction]

[Similar to 〜ようと思う, however 〜ようと思う expresses an impulse, while つもり describes a more definitive intent]

[つもりはない expresses a stronger conviction than Verb[ない] + つもり]

[つもりがない has the nuance of being uninterested, while つもりじゃない expresses that one did not intend for a certain result]

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日本(にほん)に行(い)つもりだ
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I intend to go to Japan.

Genki I : Page 196
みんなの日本語 II : Page 42 [CH 31]
Genki I 2nd Edition : Page 234
[DBJG] A Dictionary of Basic Japanese Grammar : Page 503