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Readings

nai
English
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
Usually written using kana alone
nonexistent, not being (there)

I-adjective (keiyoushi)
unowned, not had, unpossessed

I-adjective (keiyoushi)
See also: またとない
unique

I-adjective (keiyoushi)
as ...ことがない, etc.; indicates negation, inexperience, unnecessariness or impossibility
not, impossible, won't happen

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

Auxiliary adjective
after the -te form of a verb
to not be, to have not

Conjugated forms
Present, Future ない
is [x]
なくない
is not [x]
Past なかった
was [x]
なくなかった
was not [x]
Te-form, Continuative なくて
is [x] and...
なくなくて
is not [x] and...
Kanjis
ON: ム, ブ KUN: な.い
nothingness, none, ain't, nothing, nil, not

Stroke: 12 Grade: 4 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 2-2-10 FC: 8033.3


Phrases
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.
There's not much difference between the two opinions.
There isn't much difference between the two opinions.

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 (なく) 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.

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