Definition of など

などnado

particle:

  • et cetera; etc.; and the like; and so forth
  • or something - after an approximate quote or vague suggestion
  • the likes of - lessening the significance or value of the previous word

Example Sentences

ainoないnai人生jinseiなどnado全くmattaku無意味muimida
Life without love has no meaning.
東北touhoku秋田akita新幹線shinkansenga運転untenwo見合わせるmiawaseruなどnado交通koutsuumo混乱konranしたshita
Traffic was also disrupted including the suspension of the Akita, Tohoku bullet train.
サダムSADAMUga脅威kyouiでないdenaiなどnadoto言うiunohaakaがかったgakatta反戦運動hansen'undouno人達hitotachiくらいkurai
It's only the anti-war pinkos who say things like Saddam isn't a threat.
アジア諸国AJIAshokokuなどnadoからkara出稼ぎdekaseginiきたkita外国人gaikokujinwoメイドMEIDOとしてtoshite使うtsukaunoga常識joushikinoようになっているyouninatteiru
It has become common practise to employ foreigners working abroad from Asian countries as maids.
ajimo濃厚noukoude炒め物itamebutsuスープSUUPUなどnado中華chuukano料理ryourini深みfukamiwo与えますataemasu
It also has a strong flavour, and adds depth to Chinese food such as soups and stir-fries.

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