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Particle, pronounced わ in modern Japanese
1. topic marker particle
2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
3. adds emphasis
ならない, ならぬ, ならん, なりません
Expression, usu. ...てならない or ...でならない
1. cannot help (doing, etc.), cannot resist, cannot bear not to
usu. ...てはならない or ...ではならない
2. must not ..., should not ...
See なければならない, usu. ...なくてはならない, ...なければならない, or ...ねばならない
3. must ..., have to ..., ought to ...
ここで煙草を吸ってはなりません。
なる, 成る, 為る
Conjugated: ならない
Godan verb, Intransitive, Usually in kana
1. to become, to get, to grow, to be, to reach, to attain
2. to result in, to prove to be
3. to consist of, to be composed of
4. to succeed, to be complete
5. to change into, to be exchanged for
1チームは9人の選手から成る。
鳴る, なる
Conjugated: ならない
Godan verb, Intransitive
to sound, to ring, to resound, to echo, to roar, to rumble
電話は繰り返し鳴っていた。
なる, 生る
Conjugated: ならない
Godan verb, Intransitive, Usually in kana
to bear fruit
この木は実がならない。
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