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得ない
Readings
えない
enai
English
Suffix
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
See also: 得る・える・1
See also: 得る・える・2
after the -masu stem of a verb
unable to..., cannot ...

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Grammar
得る: able to do
ありうる, ありえる (有り得る): To be possible, to be conceivable
うる/えない
Conjugated forms
Present, Future 得ない
is [x]
得なくない
is not [x]
Past 得なかった
was [x]
得なくなかった
was not [x]
Te-form, Continuative 得なくて
is [x] and...
得なくなくて
is not [x] and...
Kanjis
ON: トク KUN: え.る, う.る
gain, get, find, earn, acquire, can, may, able to, profit, advantage, benefit

Stroke: 11 Grade: 4 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 1-3-8 FC: 2624.4