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Words — 99 found

Pronoun
1. what
  • いま
  • アナウンス
  • なに
  • だった
  • のです
  • What did the announcement just say?
Pronoun
2. you-know-what; that thing
  • それほど
  • でも
  • せいぜい
  • おお大き
  • くら比べたり
  • わいだんわい談
  • する
  • くらい
  • 」「
  • おお大き
  • って
  • なに
  • ?」「
  • ナニ
  • "No, not so much. At most comparing sizes, telling dirty stories." "Sizes of what?" "Of 'that'."
Pronoun
3. whatsit; whachamacallit; what's-his-name; what's-her-name
Adverb
4. (not) at all; (not) in the slightestwith neg. sentence
5. what?; huh?indicates surprise
  • なに
  • でき出来ない
  • この
  • どきょう度胸
  • なし
  • こしぬ腰抜けッ
  • What? You can't do it? You coward! Chicken!
6. hey!indicates anger or irritability
7. oh, no (it's fine); why (it's nothing); oh (certainly not)used to dismiss someone's worries, concerns, etc.
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Adverb
1. why; howUsually written using kana alone
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何故 【なにゆえ】何ゆえ 【なにゆえ】
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Expression
1. (not) anything; (nothing) at all; (not) any; nothingwith neg. verb
  • あやま過ち
  • ない
  • もの
  • なに何も
  • つくりだ作り出せない
  • He who makes no mistakes makes nothing.
Expression
2. and everything else; and allas ...も何も
  • くるま
  • なに何も
  • なく
  • せいかつほご生活保護
  • 生きてます
  • I'm living on welfare, without a car or anything.
Expression
3. (not) at all; (not) in the least; (not) especially; (not) to that extentas ...なくてもいい, ...ことはない, etc.
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Adverb
1. really; very; extremely; terribly; awfully
Adverb
2. (not) anything; (not) at all; (not) a bitwith neg. verb
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Adverb
1. at any rate; anyhow; anyway; in any case; because; as you know; for you seeSee also 何せ
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Noun, No-adjective
1. some; any; (a) little; of some kind; of some sort
Adverb
2. please
Adverb
3. anyway; anyhow; at any rate; after all
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何ぶん 【なにぶん】
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Adverb
1. somehow or other; for some reason or another; without knowing whyUsually written using kana alone
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何となく 【なにとなく】何と無く 【なんとなく】何と無く 【なにとなく】
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Expression, Adverb
1. above anything else; above all; more than anything
  • なに何より
  • だいじ大事な
  • こと
  • じぶん自分
  • あたま
  • かんが考える
  • こと
  • The most important thing is thinking for oneself.
Expression, No-adjective, Noun
2. best; greatest; excellent; wonderful; most important
  • わたし
  • じぶん自分
  • けんこう健康
  • なに何より
  • おも思っている
  • I count myself lucky in having good health.
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I-adjective
1. casual; unconcerned; nonchalant
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何気無い 【なにげない】
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Adverb
1. please; kindly; I beg of you; if it pleases youHumble (kenjougo), See also どうぞ
  • せんがくひさい浅学非才
  • わたし
  • ではあります
  • なに何とぞ
  • みなさま皆様
  • ちから
  • たまわ賜り
  • たく
  • ここ
  • おねがいもうしあお願い申し上げる
  • しだい次第
  • です
  • I may not have much to offer in the way of learning or ability, but I want to do whatever I can for us all and humbly ask for your favor.
Adverb
2. by all means; without failSee also どうぞ
Other forms
何とぞ 【なにとぞ】何卒 【なにそつ】
Notes
なにそつ: Irregular kana usage.
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Pronoun
1. which way; which direction; whereUsually written using kana alone, See also こちら, See also そちら, See also あちら, どちら is polite
  • あの~
  • ゆうびんきょく郵便局
  • どちら
  • でしょうか
  • Uh..., where's the post office?
Pronoun
2. which one (esp. of two alternatives)Usually written using kana alone
    「花子
  • 太郎
  • どちら
  • わか若い
  • ですか
  • 」「太郎
  • です
  • "Who is younger, Hanako or Taro?" "Taro is."
Pronoun
3. whoUsually written using kana alone, See also どちら様
Other forms
何方 【どっち】何方 【いずかた】何方 【いずち】何方 【どち】何方 【いずし】何方 【なにざま】孰方 【どちら】孰方 【どっち】孰方 【いずかた】孰方 【いずち】孰方 【どち】孰方 【いずし】孰方 【なにざま】
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どち: Out-dated or obsolete kana usage. いずし: Out-dated or obsolete kana usage. なにざま: Out-dated or obsolete kana usage. 孰方: Out-dated kanji. 孰方: Out-dated kanji. 孰方: Out-dated kanji. 孰方: Out-dated kanji. どち: Out-dated or obsolete kana usage. 孰方: Out-dated kanji. いずし: Out-dated or obsolete kana usage. 孰方: Out-dated kanji. なにざま: Out-dated or obsolete kana usage. 孰方: Out-dated kanji.
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Adverb
1. something; some; any
Adverb
2. somehow; for some reason
Adverb
3. (is there) something (you want, etc.)
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何か 【なんか】
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Noun
1. what; what sort of thing
  • なにごと何事
  • 起こった
  • だれ誰も
  • 知り
  • たがっていた
  • Everybody was anxious to know what had happened.
Noun
2. everything; anythingSee also 何事も
  • わたし私の
  • ゆうじん友人
  • いちねん1年
  • みっ3つ
  • しょく
  • 変えた
  • なにごと何事
  • にも
  • ながつづ長続き
  • しない
  • のだ
  • My friend has had three jobs in a year; he never sticks to anything for long.
Noun
3. what (on earth)?; what's the meaning of this ...?; what's this ... all about?used to rebuke someone
  • かれ彼の
  • しんねん信念
  • なにごと何事
  • にも
  • 揺るがなかった
  • Nothing could sway his conviction.
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何ごと 【なにごと】
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Noun
1. who; what kind of person
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何もの 【なにもの】
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Adverb
1. (not) in any way; (not) at all; (none) whatsoeverwith neg. verb
No-adjective
2. what kind of
  • いま今まで
  • ところ
  • なん何ら
  • けっか結果
  • 得ていない
  • The old place has not obtained the result at all.
Other forms
何ら 【なにら】何等 【なんら】何等 【なにら】
Notes
なにら: Out-dated or obsolete kana usage. なにら: Out-dated or obsolete kana usage.
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Adverb
1. something; some kind ofUsually written using kana alone, See also 何か なにか
  • わたし
  • なにやら
  • かれ
  • はな話さ
  • なければならない
  • ことがある
  • I have something or other to tell him.
Adverb
2. for some reasonUsually written using kana alone, See also 何か なにか
  • なにやら
  • うな唸り
  • ながら
  • ほとばしる
  • パッション
  • キャンバス
  • ぶつけている
  • Groaning strangely she is hurling her overflowing passion onto the canvas!
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Adverb
1. one way or another
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何彼と 【なにかと】
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Noun
1. something
  • なに何もの
  • にも
  • まして
  • わたし
  • けんこう健康
  • になり
  • たい
  • Above all, I want to be healthy.
Noun
2. nothing (with neg. verb)
  • みず
  • なかった
  • ならば
  • なにもの何物
  • 生きる
  • ことはできない
  • だろう
  • Were it not for water, nothing could live.
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何もの 【なにもの】
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Pronoun
1. whatused when asking about or referring to multiple unspecified things
Pronoun
2. so-and-so; such and such; something (or other)used when listing things that are unknown or do not need to be specified
3. what?; wait; hang onused when asking for confirmation upon hearing something surprising
4. well, well; let's seeused when about to read a letter or document
5. no; oh (not at all); please; there, thereused to dismiss someone's words or concerns
Other forms
何何 【なになに】
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Expression, I-adjective
1. there is nothing
  • わたし私の
  • じゃま邪魔
  • する
  • もの
  • なに何もない
  • There is nothing to hinder me.
Other forms
何もない 【なんもない】何も無い 【なにもない】何も無い 【なんもない】
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Kanji — 1 found

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7 strokes. JLPT N5. Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2.
what
Kun: なに なん なに- なん-
On:
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Sentences — 3380 found

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    • たほう他方
    • なに何も
    • する
    • こと
    • なく
    • ちょうじかん長時間
    • ひとり1人
    • ほっておく
    • こども子供
    • にぶ鈍くて
    • おろ愚かな
    • こども子供
    • になり
    • やすい
    If, on the other hand, children are left alone a great deal with nothing to do, they are likely to become dull and unintelligent. Tatoeba
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Names — 11 found

なに 【何】
Family or surname
1. Nani
なにかわ 【何川】
Family or surname
1. Nanikawa
なにき 【何木】
Family or surname
1. Naniki
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