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なんで, 何で
Adverb, Usually in kana
1. why?, what for?
2. how?, by what means?
なんで, 何でも
Expression, Usually in kana
1. any, anything, whatever, whatever one likes, everything, all
Adverb, at start of sentence
2. I am told, I hear, I understand, they say
なのです, なんで
Auxiliary, See のです, Polite
it is assuredly that ..., can say with confidence that ...
軟泥, なんで
sludge, ooze
なんで, なんでよっ
Why?, Why not?, What for?, What's wrong?
何でも屋, なんでも屋, なんでもや
1. jack-of-all-trades, all-rounder, generalist
2. general merchant, general store
何であれ, なんであれ
Conjunction, See であれ
whatever, no matter what
なんでもない, 何でもない, 何でも無い
Expression, Usually in kana
1. easy, trifling, harmless, of no concern, nothing
See ではない, in the form of 〜でもなんでもない
2. nothing of the sort, not at all
何でもいい, なんでもいい
Expression, See 何だっていい
it doesn't matter what, anything is fine
何でもあり, なんでもあり
Expression, May take 'no'
no holds barred, anything goes, no limits
Expression, Interjection, Dialect: Kansai-ben
what the hell?, what are you going on about?, what the hell are you doing?, you've got to be kidding
何でもかでも, 何でも彼でも, なんでもかでも
anything and everything, all sorts of things, by all means
何でもかんでも, 何でも彼んでも, なんでもかんでも
Adverb, See 何でもかでも
anything and everything, all sorts of things, by all means
にちなんで, に因んで
Expression, See 因む, Usually in kana
named after, associated with, connected with
Interjection, Colloquialism
yes, that is so
何が何でも, なにがなんで
Expression, Adverb
by all means, by all costs
いくらなんで, いくら何でも, 幾ら何でも
Expression, Usually in kana
no matter how you put it, whatever the circumstances may be, say what you like, no matter how you look at it
Expression, See そうなんです, See そうなんですけどねぇ
is that so?
湘南電車, しょうなんでんしゃ
Shonan train, medium-distance train on the eastern Tokaido Main Line (coloured green and orange)
いったい何なんですか, いったいなんなんですか
what is it exactly?, what is it precisely
that may be so
放散虫軟泥, ほうさんちゅうなんで
radiolarian ooze
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