Definition of 無い,ない

adjective (keiyoushi)
  • nonexistent
  • not being (there)
  • unpossessed
  • unowned
  • not had
  • unique
  • indicates negation, inexperience, unnecessariness or impossibility
auxiliary adjective
  • (after the ren'youkei form of an adjective) not ...
  • (after the -te form of a verb) to not be...
  • to have not ...

Examples of 無い,ない in a Sentence

There is not much difference between the two opinions.
I'm living on welfare, without a car or anything.
Mike doesn't have to wash his mother's car today.
失敗覚悟やる勇気ない限りは、 余りお勧めきる方法ないしょう。
I think this not a method that I can really recommend unless you are willing to risk failure.
I was going to run over the notes one last time, but there wasn't time.

Related Kanji

nothingness, none, ain't, nothing, nil, not

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形容詞と形容動詞 (い Adjectives and な Adjectives )

い adjectives are the true Japanese adjectives. な adjectives are the pseudo-Japanese adjectives.  Both are equally important to learn.

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