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なにがし, 何が, 何某, 某, なにぼう
Only なにがし, May take 'no', Usually in kana, usu. in the form なにがしか
1. certain amount, some
2. certain person, Mr So-and-so, a certain ...
Humble, Archaism
3. I, me
何が, なにがな
Expression, Archaism
何が何だか, なにがなんだか
Expression, usu. as ~わからない
what's what, heads or tails
何が何でも, なにがなんでも
Expression, Adverb
by all means, by all costs
何が何やら, なにがなにやら
Expression, See 何が何だか, usu. as ~わからない
what's what, heads or tails
何があっても, なにがあっても
no matter what, whatever happens, in any situation, rain or shine
何が悲しくて, なにがかなしくて
Expression, emphatic, lamenting, sarcastic, often with なければならない, etc.
1. why, how come
2. unfortunately, alas
何が何だかわからない, 何が何だか分からない, なにがなんだかわからない
not knowing what's what, being unable to make heads or tails
何が何やらわからない, 何が何やら分からない, なにがなにやらわからない
Expression, See 何が何だかわからない・なにがなんだかわからない
not knowing what's what, being unable to make heads or tails
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