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二重否定
Readings
にじゅうひてい
nijuuhitei
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
double negativedoppelte Negation, doppelte Verneinung

Kanji
ON: ニ, ジKUN: ふた, ふた.つ, ふたたび
two, two radical (no.2)

ON: ジュウ, チョウKUN: え, おも.い, おも.り, おも.なう, かさ.ねる, かさ.なる, おも
heavy, heap up, pile up, nest of boxes, -fold

ON: KUN: いな, いや
negate, no, noes, refuse, decline, deny

ON: テイ, ジョウKUN: さだ.める, さだ.まる, さだ.か
determine, fix, establish, decide

Example sentences
このような形を二重否定といいますが、結果として肯定を表すこととなります。Parts: 此の (この), (よう), (かたち), 二重否定 (にじゅうひてい), 言う (いう), 結果 (けっか), として, 肯定 (こうてい), 表す (あらわす), (こと), となるThis sort of structure is called a double negative, but in effect it shows affirmation.

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