Definition of

no

particle:

  • indicates possessive - occasionally ん, orig. written 乃 or 之
  • nominalizes verbs and adjectives
  • substitutes for "ga" in subordinate phrases
  • (at sentence-end, falling tone) indicates a confident conclusion - often ん
  • (at sentence-end) indicates emotional emphasis - female language
  • (at sentence-end, rising tone) indicates question

Example Sentences

naniしてるshiteruno
What're you doing?
今日kyouha6月rokugatsu18日de、ムーリエル,MUURIERUno誕生日tanjoubiですdesu
Today is June 18th and it is Muiriel's birthday!
それsoreha最近saikinno写真shashin
Is that a recent photo?
このkono世界sekaino教育kyouikunihaがっかりgakkariしてshiteしまうshimau
Education in this world disappoints me.
みんなminnamoそうsounanoかなkanato思うomouことkotoくらいkuraiしかshikaできないdekinai
I can only wonder if this is the same for everyone else.

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