Japanese Dictionary

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Kana Reading
なり
Romaji
nari
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    auxiliary verb
    Meaning
    to be (an affirmation)
    Example sentence
    しかしたどりつくなり近衛兵率いたによって、わたしはこの牢獄勾引されてしまった However, when I finally reached the castle I was thrown into this prison by the commander of the imperial guard.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to be (location)
    Example sentence
    正義なり Might is right.
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi), suffix
    Meaning
    sum of money (used to express an exact sum on a receipt, envelope, certificate, etc.)
    Example sentence
    なり The style is the man himself.

Examples of 也, なり in a sentence


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