なにnaniなんnan

pronoun:

  • what

prefix:

  • how many なん - followed by a counter 何か月
  • large number of; many なん - followed by (optional number), counter and も 何度も何日も

noun:

  • you-know-what; that

expression:

  • whatsit; what's the expression; what do you call them

interjection:

  • what? - expressing surprise
  • hey! - expressing anger or irritability

imanoアナウンスANAUNSUhananiだったdattaのですnodesuka What did the announcement just say?

何度も何domoやめましょうyamemashouyoto言ったittaのにnoninanihaimoワインWAINwo飲み干しnomihoshi--ご覧の通りgorannotoori酔っ払ってyopparatteハイHAIになってninatteしまったshimattanoであるdearu I kept saying "Let's stop" but she drained cup after cup of wine -- and now, as you can see, she's completely drunk.

naniしてるshiteruno What're you doing?

Kanji definition:

KAなにnaniなんnanなに~nani なん~nan

what

Strokes:
7
Radical:
人亻 human
SKIP:
3-4-3
UTF:
4f55
JIS208:
18-31
Nanori:
あがaga
Hangul:
하 [ha]
Pinyin:
hé / hè
Stroke order:
Example words:
なにnani
what; / how many; / large number of; many; / you-know-what; that; / whatsit; what's the expression; what do you call them; / what?; / hey!
何かなにかnanika
something
何度なんどnando
how many times?; how often?
何もなにもnanimo
nothing (with neg. verbs); not any; / and everything else (with noun plus "mo"); all
何よりなによりnaniyori
most; best; above all

Partial results:

どのdono Inflection

pre-noun adjectival:

いつitsu

adverbial noun:

  • when; how soon

いつitsu旅行ryokouniおいでになりますoideninarimasuka When will you go on a journey?

なぜnazeなにゆえnaniyue

adverb:

  • why; how

あなたanatahaなぜnaze働いているhataraiteiruno How come you're still working?

どこdokooldいずこizukoいずくizukuobs.いづこizukoobs.いどこidokoobs.old

pronoun:

いつもitsumo

adverb / noun:

  • always; usually; every time
  • never - with neg. verb

いつもitsumo妙ちくりんなmyouchikurinnaことkotoばっかりbakkari書いてるkaiteruもんだからmondakaraきっとkittoコメントKOMENTOしにくいshinikuindawa I'm always writing strange things, so I'm sure it's difficult to comment on.

watashiha日曜日nichiyoubiにはnihaいつもitsumoieniいないinai I'm never at home on Sundays.

どれdore

pronoun:

interjection:

どちらdochiraどっちdotchiいずかたizukataいずちizuchiどちdochiobs.いずしizushiobs.なにざまnanizamaobs.old

pronoun:

どなたdonata

noun:

  • who? - honorific language

どなたdonataですかdesuka」「お母さんokaasanyo "Who is it?" "It's your mother."

なにかnanikaなんかnanka

expression:

  • something
なにもnanimo

expression / adverb:

  • nothing (with neg. verbs); not any
  • and everything else (with noun plus "mo"); all
なんとかnantoka

expression:

  • something; something or other; so-and-so

adverb:

  • somehow; anyhow; one way or another

kizuからkara流れるnagareruchiwoなんとかnantokashiなさいnasai Do something about the flow of blood from the wound.

なんとかnantokaそのsono機械kikaiwo動かしたugokashita He managed to run the machine.

なんでもnandemo

expression / adverb:

  • any; whatever one likes; by all means; anything; everything

expression:

  • I am told; I understand; they say; I hear - at start of sentence

冷蔵庫reizoukononakanomonoha何でもnandemogo自由jiyuuni召し上がってmeshiagatteくださいkudasai Please feel free to help yourself to anything in the fridge.

なんでnande

adverb:

  • why?; what for?
  • how?; by what means?

それにsoreni体操服taisoufukumoいまだにimadaniブルマーBURUMAAnaんだndayoneなんでnandeだろdaro And also the gym uniform is still gym shorts, isn't it? I wonder why.

ここkokoniなんでnande来たkitano How did you come here?

なぜならnazenara

conjunction:

  • because; the reason is; if you want to know why

聞いてkiite驚くodorokunayo今日kyouからkaraorehaピアノPIANOwo始めるhajimeruんだndaなぜならnazenarawatashiha音楽ongakuno先生senseiになりninariたいtaiからkarada Brace yourselves! From today I'm learning the piano. Why? Because I want to become a music teacher!

いずれizureいづれizureirr.

adverb / pronoun:

  • where; which; who
  • anyway; anyhow; at any rate

adverb:

  • sooner or later; eventually; one of these days; at some future date or time

pronoun:

  • both; either; any; all; whichever

いずれizureどこかdokokani落ち着いてochitsuite身を固めるmiwokatameruつもりtsumoridagaまだまだmadamadada Eventually I'd like to settle down and have a family, but not yet.

誤解gokaiされsare得るeruものmonohaいずれizureすべてsubete誤解gokaiされるsareruであろうdearou Anything that can be misunderstood will be.

いつまでもitsumademo

adverb:

  • forever; for good; eternally; as long as one likes; indefinitely; no matter what
どこかdokokaどっかdokkairr.

expression / noun / adverb:

  • somewhere; anywhere; in some respects

どこかdokokani電話denwahaありませんarimasenka Is there a telephone anywhere?

いつでもitsudemoなんどきでもnandokidemo

adverb:

いつかitsuka

adverb:

  • sometime; someday; one day; some time or other; the other day; in due course; in time
なんともnantomoなにともnanitomo

adverb:

  • quite; really; very; extremely
  • nothing; not a bit; not at all - with neg. verb

何ともnantomo言いようがないiiyouganaiなあnaa I just don't know what to say.

なにぶんnanibun

noun / ~の noun:

  • some; any; (a) little; of some kind; of some sort

adverb:

  • please
  • anyway; anyhow; at any rate; after all

なにぶんnanibunこんなkonna辺ぴなhenpinamurani住んでいるsundeiruのでnodeめったにmettanikyakuha来ないkonai Living as I do in a remote village, I seldom have visitors.

なにしろnanishiro

adverb:

  • at any rate; anyhow; anyway; in any case; because; as you know; for you see 何せ

何しろnanishiro小さいchiisaimiseなのでnanodekareha会計係kaikeigakariからkara倉庫soukogakariまでmade多くookuno仕事shigotowo一手に一teniこなさkonasaなければならないnakerebanaranai Because the store is so small, he has to wear many different hats, from accountant to stock boy.

いつのまにかitsunomanika

adverb:

  • before one knows; before one becomes aware of; unnoticed; unawares

いつのまにかitsunomanikaボブBOBUhasotohe出ていたdeteita Bob went out before I knew it.

なんとなくnantonakuなにとなくnanitonaku

adverb:

  • somehow or other; for some reason or another; without knowing why

watashihaなんとなくnantonaku彼のkarenoiewo見つけたmitsuketa Somehow or other I found his house.

なになにnaninani

pronoun:

  • such and such (when being vague, placeholder, etc.); this and that

interjection:

  • What?; What is the matter?; What are the items?

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