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English Reference for nisuginai (にすぎない)

Kanji
ぎない
Kana
にすぎない
nisuginai
Definitions
Expression no more than, just, only, mere, goes no further than
Example sentences
Only the tip of an iceberg shows above the water
He is only someone's stooge
This world is but a place of passage
Your scheme is like a house built on the sand
Permanent peace is nothing but an illusion
He is nothing but a poet
He is nothing more than an egoist
Although rainforests make up only two percent of the earth's surface, over half the world's wild plant, animal and insect species live there
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