Grammar Info
N5 Lesson 7: 10/13

まだ~ていません
Still haven't done (something)

Structure
Casual
Formal
まだ + Verb[て]+ いない
まだ + Verb[て]+ いません
Details
Part of Speech Expression
Word Type Auxiliary Verb
Register Standard
品詞 表現
単語の種類 助動詞
使用域 一般
未だ
Information
まだ~ていません is a regular expression that combines the 副詞(ふくし) (adverb) まだ, with the 接続助詞(せつぞくじょし) (conjunction particle) . The form will be followed by the verb いる in its negative いません (polite), or いない (casual) form. This expression has the meaning of ‘to still not have done (A)’.
  • その映画(えいが)まだ見(み)ていません
    I still haven't watched that movie. (I continue to not have seen that movie)
  • それまだ生徒(せいと)教(おし)えていません
    I have not taught my student that yet. (I continue to ‘not’ have taught that to my student)
From these examples, it can be seen that this grammatical structure follows the regular rules of conjugation for the form.
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まだ食(た)べていません
I still haven’t eaten.
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その本(ほん)まだ読(よ)んでいません
I still haven’t read that book.
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まだ勉強(べんきょう)ていません
I still haven’t studied.
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