Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 7 strokes
Taught in grade 2

Search words that:
- start with 何
- end with 何
- contain 何
what
KUN:
  • なに
    nani
  • なん
    nan
  • なに-
    nani-
  • なん-
    nan-
ON:
  • ka
Nanori:
  • あが
    aga
Written with 7 strokes
Taught in grade 2
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 407 results)

pronoun
1.
what
2.
you-know-what, that thing
3.
whatsit, whachamacallit, what's-his-name, what's-her-name
adverb
4.
(not) at all, (not) in the slightest(with neg. sentence)
interjection
5.
what?, huh?(indicates surprise)
6.
hey!(indicates anger or irritability)
7.
oh, no (it's fine), why (it's nothing), oh (certainly not)(used to dismiss someone's worries, concerns, etc.)

pre-noun adjectival
which, what (way)(usually kana)
See also:この,  その,  あの

pronoun
1.
when, at what time, how soon(usually kana)
2.
normal times, ordinary days(usually kana, dated term)

adverb
why, how(usually kana)
Other readings:
なにゆえ《何故》
なにゆえ《何ゆえ》

pronoun
1.
where, what place(usually kana)
See also:ここ,  そこ,  あそこ
2.
how much (long, far), what extent(usually kana)
Other readings:
どこ《何所》
どこ《何處》[1]
いずこ《何処》
いずく《何処》[2]
いづこ《何処》[2]
いどこ《何処》[2]
いどこ《何所》[2]
いどこ《何處》[1][2]
Notes:
  1. word containing out-dated kanji
  2. out-dated or obsolete kana usage

adverb, noun
1.
always, usually, every time(usually kana)
2.
never(usually kana)(with neg. verb)

adverb
how, in what way, how about(usually kana)
See also:こう,  そう,  ああ

adverb
1.
how, in what way, by what means(usually kana)
2.
why, for what reason, for what purpose, what for(usually kana)
3.
cannot possibly(usually kana)
interjection
4.
no way(usually kana)(often as どうして、どうして)

pronoun
1.
which way, which direction, where(usually kana)(どちら is polite)
2.
which one (esp. of two alternatives)
3.
who
See also:どちら様
Other readings:
どちら《孰方》[1]
どっち《何方》
どっち《孰方》[1]
いずかた《何方》
いずかた《孰方》[1]
いずち《何方》
いずち《孰方》[1]
どち《何方》[2]
どち《孰方》[1][2]
いずし《何方》[2]
いずし《孰方》[1][2]
なにざま《何方》[2]
なにざま《孰方》[1][2]
Notes:
  1. word containing out-dated kanji
  2. out-dated or obsolete kana usage

noun
who?(usually kana, honorific language)
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 9200 results)

しんぶん
新聞
Where's the newspaper

ほんとう
本当
Do you? Why

Well? Will you come

いそ
忙しい
How's it going? Are you busy

But why

I usually walk

Give me a ring if you find out anything

How about another piece of cake

Take whichever one you like

さいきん
最近
How are you doing these days

おも
思う
Now, what do you think

If something happens, feel free to call me

さいきん
最近
なに
何か
ほん
Have you read any interesting books lately

Have you read anything interesting lately

した
明日
しょくじ
食事
I was wondering if you'd like to join me for dinner tomorrow

もんだい
問題
What's the matter

いっぱい
一杯
How about a drink

Let's try something

Will you make every effort to come

Would you care for something to drink