Definition of なのだ



  • it is assuredly that ...; can say with confidence that ... のだ
  • did not ... なんだ - after the -nai stem of a verb - Kansai dialect

Example Sentences

miwo言うiutoore高所恐怖症koushokyoufushouなんだnanda。」 「臆病者っokubyoumono!」
"To tell you the truth, I am scared of heights." "You are a coward!"
"Dad, this a real sword?" "Of course, it is a duel after all."
This is a highly recommended restaurant.
"Oh, right, you're a werewolf, aren't you?" "I'm mixed blood, so I don't transform or anything."
That's just how cunning North Korea (and China) is.

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