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なに
nani
なん
nan
なに-
nani-
なん-
nan-
Nanori
あが
aga
Meaning what

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Definition
なに
nani
  1. interjection pronoun no-adjective what
  2. prefix how many (some counter)
  3. noun colloquialism euph. for genitals or sex
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如何 どう
dou
adverb usually kana how, in what way, how about
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何れ どれ
dore
  1. noun usually kana which (of three or more)
  2. whichever, any
  3. interjection well, now, let me see
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何時 いつ
itsu
adverbial noun pronoun usually kana when, how soon
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何処 どこ
doko
  1. pronoun no-adjective usually kana where, what place
  2. how much (long, far), what extent
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何方 どちら
dochira
  1. noun usually kana which way, which direction, where
  2. which one (esp. of two alternatives)
  3. who
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何方 どなた
donata
noun usually kana honorific language who?
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何故 なにゆえ
naniyue
adverb usually kana why, how
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何時も いつも
itsumo
  1. adverb noun usually kana always, usually, every time
  2. never (with neg. verb)
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如何して どうして
doushite
adverb interjection usually kana why?, for what reason, how, in what way, for what purpose, what for
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何か なにか
nanika
Expression something
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何も なにも
nanimo
  1. Expression adverb nothing (with neg. verbs), not any
  2. and everything else (with noun plus "mo"), all
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何で なんで
nande
  1. adverb why?, what for?
  2. how?, by what means?
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何時か いつか
itsuka
adverb usually kana sometime, someday, one day, some time or other, the other day, in due course, in time
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何処か どこか
dokoka
Expression noun adverb usually kana somewhere, anywhere, in some respects
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何とか なんとか
nantoka
  1. Expression adverb noun something, something or other, so-and-so
  2. somehow, anyhow, one way or another
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何でも なんでも
nandemo
  1. Expression adverb usually kana any, whatever one likes, by all means, anything, everything
  2. Expression usually kana I am told, I understand, they say, I hear
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何時でも いつでも
itsudemo
adverb usually kana (at) any time, always, at all times, whenever
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何時までも いつまでも
itsumademo
adverb usually kana forever, for good, eternally, as long as one likes, indefinitely, no matter what
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如何しても どうしても
doushitemo
adverb usually kana by all means, at any cost, no matter what, after all, in the long run, cravingly, at any rate, surely
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何時の間にか いつのまにか
itsunomanika
adverb before one knows, before one becomes aware of, unnoticed, unawares
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何分 なにぶん
nanibun
  1. noun no-adjective some, any, (a) little, of some kind, of some sort
  2. adverb please
  3. anyway, anyhow, at any rate, after all
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何々 なになに
naninani
  1. pronoun no-adjective such and such (when being vague, placeholder, etc.), this and that
  2. interjection What?, What is the matter?, What are the items?
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何しろ なにしろ
nanishiro
adverb conjunction at any rate, anyhow, anyway, in any case, because
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何とも なんとも
nantomo
  1. adverb quite, really, very, extremely
  2. nothing, not a bit, not at all
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如何に いかに
ikani
  1. adverb usually kana how, in what way
  2. usually kana however much, however (e.g. easy, rich, sad), whatever, how much
  3. interjection usually kana archaism hey, oi
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何だか なんだか
nandaka
adverb (a) little, somewhat, somehow
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何なり なんなり
nannari
noun any, anything, whatever
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何より なにより
naniyori
Expression adverb noun na-adjective most, best, above all
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如何にも いかにも
ikanimo
adverb interjection usually kana indeed, really, phrase indicating agreement
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何気ない なにげない
nanigenai
adjective casual, unconcerned, nonchalant
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何だかんだ なんだかんだ
nandakanda
adverb usually kana something or other, one thing or another, this or that
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なん
nan
  1. interjection pronoun no-adjective what
  2. prefix how many (some counter)
  3. noun colloquialism euph. for genitals or sex
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幾何 きか
kika
noun geometry
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何故 なぜ
naze
adverb usually kana why, how
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如何 いかが
ikaga
adverb usually kana how, in what way, how about
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何て なんて
nante
  1. prenominal adverb how ..!, what ..!
  2. what (questioning)
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何と なんと
nanto
adverb what, how, whatever
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何度 なんど
nando
noun how many times?, how often?
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何ら なんら
nanra
  1. adverb noun whatever, what, what sort of, any kind of
  2. nothing whatever (with neg. verb)
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何方 どっち
docchi
  1. noun usually kana which way, which direction, where
  2. which one (esp. of two alternatives)
  3. who
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如何 いかん
ikan
  1. adverb how, in what way
  2. noun circumstances
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何れ いずれ
izure
  1. adverb pronoun no-adjective usually kana where, which, who
  2. anyway, anyhow, at any rate, sooner or later, eventually, at some future date or time
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何事 なにごと
nanigoto
  1. noun what, something, everything
  2. nothing (with neg. verb)
  3. something or other, unspecified matter
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何千 なんぜん
nanzen
noun many thousands
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何遍 なんべん
nanben
Expression how many times, how often
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何卒 なにとぞ
nanitozo
  1. adverb humble language please, kindly, I beg of you, if it pleases you
  2. by all means, without fail
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何百 なんびゃく
nanbyaku
noun hundreds
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何十 なんじゅう
nanjuu
noun several tens
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如何 いか
ika
adverb usually kana how, in what way, how about
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