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, なん
'taru' adjective, Adverb taking the 'to' particle
, じゅうなん
flexible, lithe, soft, pliable
, なんか
Takes suru, Antonym: 硬化・1
1. softening
Antonym: 硬化・2
2. softening (of attitude), mollification
Antonym: 硬化・3
3. weakening (of the market)
4. blanching (e.g. of vegetables; by depriving of light)
, なんきん
Takes suru
house arrest
, なんしき
May take 'no', See 硬式
soft (esp. of softball, tennis, etc.)
, なんこつ
See 硬骨・1
1. cartilage
2. nankotsu, (dish of) gristle (usu. of chicken, deep-fried)
, こうなん
hardness and softness, hard line and moderate line
, なんじゃく
着陸, なんちゃくりく
Takes suru
, なんぱ, ナンパ
1. seducer, smooth talker, ladies' man, playboy, playgirl
Takes suru, See 逆ナン, Usually in kana, Colloquialism, usu. written as ナンパ
2. picking up women, hitting on women
See 硬派・1
3. moderate party, moderate
4. social story (in a newspaper, etc.), society columnist (of a newspaper)
5. bearish trader, bear
調, なんちょう
NA-adjective, Antonym: 堅調・けんちょう・1
1. weak (market), bearish
May take 'no', Antonym: 硬調・1
2. soft (tone, focus) (photography)
, なんでい
sludge, ooze
便, なんべん
loose or soft stool
, なんろん
weak argument
, なんこう
mild steel
, なんまく
May take 'no'
pia mater (membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord)
, なんぎょく
, なんじょう
See 鰭条
soft ray (of a fin)
, なんぼく
Antonym: 硬木
, なんもう
See 産毛・1
1. vellus hair, down
2. pubescence
3. peach fuzz
, なんけん
See 硬券
train ticket printed on soft paper, etc. (usu. dispensed from a vending machine as part of a roll)
, なんろう
See 硬鑞
soft solder
, なんか
1. banknote
See 硬貨・こうか・2
2. soft currency
, なんおん
Antonym: 硬音, Linguistics terminology
, なんたん
bituminous coal, soft coal
, がんなんこう
eye ointment
, じゅうなんせい
flexibility, pliability, softness, elasticity
, りくなんぷう
See 陸風, See 海軟風
land breeze
口蓋, なんこうがい
soft palate
文学, なんぶんがく
love story, erotic literature
, なんすい
See 硬水
soft water
, 柔, じゅうなんざい
fabric softener, fabric conditioner
X線, なんエックスせん
soft X-rays
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