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なんの, 何の
Pre-noun adjectival (rentaishi)
1. what, what kind of, what sort of
with. neg. sentence
2. no ..., any
Usually in kana, as ...のなんの
3. adds emphasis to the preceding word, not at all, oh (it's nothing)
なんのその, 何のその, 何の其の
Expression, Usually in kana
nothing special, no big deal, doesn't matter
なんのなんの, 何の何の
Interjection, Colloquialism, Usually in kana
It's nothing!, Don't mention it!
なんのかんの, 何のかんの
Expression, Usually in kana
this and that (esp. complaining or protesting), something or other
何の気なしに, 何の気無しに, なんの気なしに, なんのきなしに
Expression, Adverb
unintentionally, inadvertently, calmly, casually, nonchalantly, innocently
何の某, 何のなにがし, なんのなにがし
certain person, certain amount
何のことはない, 何の事はない, 何のことは無い, 何の事は無い, なんのことはない
trivial, not amounting to much, not enough to cause a problem, not as much as expected
何の変哲もない, なんの変哲もない, 何の変哲も無い, なんのへんてつもない
completely ordinary, plain, commonplace, everyday
何のかんばせあって, 何の顔あって, なんのかんばせあって
Expression, See どの面下げて, Rare
how could I (you, etc.) ...?, how dare you (they, etc.) (have the nerve to) ...?
何の役にも立たない, なんの役にも立たない, なんのやくにもたたない
of no use whatsoever, good for nothing, useless
何の得にもならない, なんのとくにもならない
to gain nothing, to be of no benefit, to be no use, to be unprofitable
至難の業, 至難の技, 至難のわざ, 至難のワザ, しなんのわざ, しなんのワザ
Herculean task, next-to-impossible undertaking
西南の役, せいなんのえき
Expression, See 西南戦争, historical term
Satsuma Rebellion (1877)
女難の相, じょなんのそう
Expression, See 相・2
physiognomy indicating ill fortune concerning women
苦難の行軍, くなんのこうぐん
Arduous March, North Korean famine of the late 1990s
非難の目を向ける, 批難の目を向ける, ひなんのめをむける
Expression, Ichidan verb
to regard someone with odium, to look at someone with reproach