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ならぬ
ならん
なりません
English
Expression
usu. ...てならない or ...でならない
cannot help (doing, etc.), cannot resist, cannot bear not to

Expression
usu. ...てはならない or ...ではならない
must not ..., should not ...

Expression
See also: 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
must ..., have to ..., ought to ...

Phrases
ここで煙草を吸ってはなりません。
Parts: 此処 (ここ) 煙草を吸う (タバコをすう) ならない (ならぬ)
You are not to smoke here.

気になってならない俺は思わず、目の前の学生に聞いてしまった。
Parts: 気になる (きになる) ならない (ならぬ) (おれ) 思わず (おもわず) 目の前 (めのまえ) 学生 (がくせい) 聞く (きく) 仕舞う (しまった)
It was on my mind so much that I unthinkingly asked the pupil in front of me.

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