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, なに
Pronoun
1. what
2. you-know-what, that thing
3. whatsit, whachamacallit, what's-his-name, what's-her-name
Adverb, with neg. sentence
4. (not) at all, (not) in the slightest, huh?
Interjection, indicates anger or irritability
5. hey!
ここの家、何匹猫がいるの?
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, なん
Pronoun, See 何・1
1. what
Prefix, See 何か月, followed by a counter
2. how many, a lot of
See 何日か, followed by a counter and か
3. several, a few, some
ここの家、何匹猫がいるの?
, なにか, なんか
Adverb
1. something, some, any
2. somehow, for some reason
3. (is there) something (you want, etc.)
ここまでのところで何か落としていることはありませんか。
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どこ, , , , いずこ, いずく, いづこ, いどこ
Pronoun, See ここ・1, See そこ・1, See あそこ・1, Usually in kana
1. where, what place
2. how much (long, far), what extent
あなたはどこでテレビを見ますか。
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, なにも
Expression, with neg. verb
1. (not) anything, (nothing) at all, (not) any, nothing
as ...も何も
2. and everything else, and all
as ...なくてもいい, ...ことはない, etc.
3. (not) at all, (not) in the least, (not) especially, (not) to that extent
過ちのない者は何も作り出せない。
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なぜ, , ゆえ, なにゆえ
Adverb, Usually in kana
why, how
あなたはなぜ働いているの。
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なんでも, でも
Expression, Usually in kana
1. any, anything, whatever, whatever one likes, everything, all
Adverb, at start of sentence
2. I am told, I hear, I understand, they say
この犬は何でもほとんど食べます。
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どの,
Pre-noun adjectival (rentaishi), See この・1, See その・1, See あの, Usually in kana
which, what (way)
何の目的で彼はここに来たのか。
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なんの,
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)
何の目的で彼はここに来たのか。
なんと,
Adverb
1. what, how
Usually in kana, indicates surprise, admiration, etc.
2. what (a) ...!
3. surprisingly, to my amazement, believe it or not, why, ...!
Interjection
4. oh my, wow
used when asking for confirmation or approval
5. well, ..., so, ...
なんと素晴らしい発明だろう。
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, なんど
Adverb
1. how many times
2. how many degrees (temperature, angle, etc.)
その本を何度も読みなさい。
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なんて,
Noun or verb acting prenominally, Adverb, Usually in kana
how ...!, what ...!, what's that?
彼はなんて大食らいなんだろう。
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いつ,
Pronoun, Usually in kana
1. when, at what time, how soon
dated term
2. normal times, ordinary days
あなたの時計は何時ですか。
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なんとか, とか
Expression, Usually in kana
1. something, something or other, so-and-so
Adverb, Takes suru, handling, dealing with
2. somehow, anyhow, one way or another
なんとかその機械を動かした。
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, なんにん
how many people, a number of people
あなたには何人子供がいますか。
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いつか, 時か
Adverb, Usually in kana
sometime, someday, one day, some time or other, the other day, in due course, in time
いつか君は成功する。
, なんにち
Expression
1. what day
2. how many days
何日滞在する予定ですか。
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, なんねん
1. how many years, how long
2. what year
それを建てるのに何年もかかった。
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どちらも, 方も, どっちも
Expression, Usually in kana
1. both
with neg. sentence
2. (not) either
私はそのふたごのどちらも知らない。
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時間, なんじかん
Expression
how many hours?
ビルは何時間も泣き続けた。
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人か, なんにんか
Expression, May take 'no', Adverb
some people, a few people, several people
何人かが私の腕をつかんだ。
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どなたか, 方か
See 何方・どなた, Honorific or respectful, Usually in kana
someone
留守中どなたか見えましたか。
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どなたでも, 方でも
Adverb, Usually in kana, Honorific or respectful
anyone
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どれでも, れでも
Adverb, See 何れ・どれ・2, Usually in kana
any one, whichever
どれでも好きな花を取りなさい。
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なんという, という, と言う, なんとゆう
Expression, Usually in kana
1. how (beautiful, etc.), what a ...
with neg. verb, esp. as 何ということもない
2. nothing worth mentioning, nothing special
3. of what name
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気なく, げなく, 気無く, なにげなく
Expression, Adverb
unintentionally, calmly, inadvertently, innocently
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度でも, なんどでも
Adverb
any number of times
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どこにも, 処にも
Adverb, Usually in kana, with neg. verb
1. (not) anywhere, nowhere
2. everywhere
指輪はどこにも見つからなかった。
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なのか, なんなのか, なになのか
Expression
what is it (that), the meaning of something, what something is about
ある人を天才にし、別の人を愚か者にするのは何なのか。
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なんだかんだ, だかんだ, だかだ, だ彼だ, なんだかだ
Adverb, Usually in kana
something or other, one thing or another, this or that
彼は、なんだかんだ言って支払いを延期した。
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どこまでも, 処までも, 処迄も
Adverb, Usually in kana
1. anywhere, for all time, to the ends of the earth
2. through thick and thin, come hell or high water, to the bitter end, to the utmost
3. persistently, stubbornly
4. in all respects, on every point
5. thoroughly, exhaustively
彼はどこからどこまでも紳士らしい。
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いつになく, 時に無く, 時になく
Adverb, Usually in kana
unusually, unwontedly, uncharacteristically
ウーッ、今日の練習はいつになくハードで辛い。
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を隠そう, をかくそう, なにをかくそう
Expression
to be frank with you, to tell you the truth, I'm going to lay my cards on the table
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, なんかい
how many times?
あなたは何回京都を訪れましたか。
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