Jisho

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Words — 141 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?
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'."
3. whatsit; whachamacallit; what's-his-name; what's-her-name
  • しゅんき春機
  • はつどう発動
  • して
  • ソレ
  • ナニ
  • したい
  • さか盛り
  • りかい理解
  • する
  • けど
  • 、・・・
  • まあ
  • そこ
  • すわお座り
  • なさい
  • I know you're at an age where sexual desire flourishes and you want to do 'you-know-what' with 'that' but... well, sit down there.
Adverb
4. (not) at all; (not) in the slightestwith neg. sentence
5. what?; huh?indicates surprise
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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Pronoun
1. whatSee also
  • まんいち万一
  • かれ
  • 来たら
  • なんと
  • 言ったら
  • よい
  • でしょうか
  • Should he come, what should I say to him?
Prefix
2. how manySee also 何か月, followed by a counter
Prefix
3. many; a lot ofSee also 何度も, See also 何日も, followed by (optional number), counter and も
  • わたし
  • なん
  • けん
  • もの
  • みせ
  • その
  • ほん
  • さが探しました
  • I inquired about the book in many stores.
Prefix
4. several; a few; someSee also 何日か, followed by a counter and か
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Adverb
1. why?; what for?Usually written using kana alone
  • テニスウェア
  • って
  • なんで
  • ミニスカート
  • かしら
  • I wonder why tennis is played in mini-skirts.
2. how?; by what means?
  • ここ
  • なんで
  • 来た
  • How did you come here?
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Adverb
1. (at) any time; always; at all times; wheneverUsually written using kana alone, See also 何時だって
Other forms
何時でも 【なんどきでも】
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Adverb
1. quite; really; very; extremely
2. nothing; not a bit; not at allwith neg. verb
Other forms
何とも 【なにとも】
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Adverb
1. somehow or other; for some reason or another; without knowing whyUsually written using kana alone
Other forms
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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Adverb
1. what; how
2. what (a) ...!; how ...!Usually written using kana alone, indicates surprise, admiration, etc.
3. surprisingly; to my amazement; believe it or not; why, ...!Usually written using kana alone
4. oh my; wowUsually written using kana alone
5. well, ...; so, ...Usually written using kana alone, used when asking for confirmation or approval
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Adverb
1. (a) little; somewhat; somehowUsually written using kana alone
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Noun or verb acting prenominally, Adverb
1. how ...!; what ...!Usually written using kana alone
  • かれ
  • なんて
  • おおぐ大食らい
  • だろう
  • What a big eater he is!
2. what?; what's that?
  • なんて
  • 言ってる
  • ?」「
  • のりと祝詞
  • 知らない
  • ?」「
  • のりと祝詞
  • ?」「
  • しんとう神道
  • じゅもん呪文
  • ような
  • もん
  • "What is she saying?" "You don't even know 'norito'?" "Norito?" "It's something like a Shinto spell."
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なん
Adverb
1. something or other; one thing or another; this or thatUsually written using kana alone
Other forms
何だ彼だ 【なんだかんだ】何だかだ 【なんだかだ】何だ彼だ 【なんだかだ】
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Adverb
1. something; some; any
2. somehow; for some reason
3. (is there) something (you want, etc.)
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何か 【なんか】
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Expression
1. any; anything; whatever; whatever one likes; everything; allUsually written using kana alone
Adverb
2. I am told; I hear; I understand; they sayUsually written using kana alone, at start of sentence
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Expression
1. something; something or other; so-and-soUsually written using kana alone
Adverb, Suru verb
2. somehow; anyhow; one way or anotherUsually written using kana alone, handling, dealing with
  • なんとか
  • その
  • きかい機械
  • うご動かした
  • He managed to run the machine.
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Noun, Adverbial noun
1. how many times
Noun
2. how many degrees (temperature, angle, etc.)
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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. (not) anything; (nothing) at all; (not) anySee also 何も, with neg. verb
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Kanji — 1 found

1.9773908618370832
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 — 819 found

  • 140595
    • そうこう壮行
    • しき
    • なんじ何時
    • から
    • ですか
    When is the pep rally? Tatoeba
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Names — 2 found

なん 【何】
Family or surname
1. Nan
なんじょう 【何条】
Unclassified name
1. Nanjou