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I-adjective (keiyoushi)
See also: 亡い
Usually written using kana alone
nonexistent, not being (there)verbe exprimant une négation

unpossessed, unowned, not had
See also: またとない

as ...ことがない, etc.
indicates negation, inexperience, unnecessariness or impossibility

Auxiliary adjective
See also: ない, 1
after the ren'youkei form of an adjective
not ...

after the -te form of a verb
to not be..., to have not ...gestorben, verstorben, tot

ON: ム, ブKUN: な.い
nothingness, none, ain't, nothing, nil, not

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
車も何もなく、生活保護で生きてます。Parts: (くるま), 何も (なにも), 無い (ない), 生活保護 (せいかつほご), 生きる (いきる)I'm living on welfare, without a car or anything.

2つの意見に大した差はない。Parts: 二つ (ふたつ), 意見 (いけん), 大した (たいした), (さ), 無い (ない)There is not much difference between the two opinions.
Между двумя мнениями нет особого различия.

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