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naku
i adjective

Alternate Written Forms:

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naku

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Adverbial Form
naku

English Meaning(s) for なく

i adjective
  1. nonexistent; not being (there)
  2. unpossessed; unowned; not had
  3. unique
  4. indicates negation, inexperience, unnecessariness or impossibility
  5. (after the ren'youkei form of an adjective) not ...
  6. (after the -te form of a verb) to not be...; to have not ...
* Please note, you are viewing the Japanese readings in the adverbial form, while the english meanings are based on the dictionary form.

Definition and Synonyms for なく

Unowned having no owner
Synonyms: ない

Stroke Order Diagrams for なく

Conjugations for なく

Present Indicative Form
nai
Present Indicative Negative Form
nakunai
Past Indicative Form
nakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
nakunakatta
te-form
nakute
Adverbial Form
naku
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
nakattara

Sample Sentences for なく

Nature is a good mother.
She is not a nurse, but a doctor.
The elder brother was living in a village and had grown neither rich nor poor.
The criminal is sure to do time for robbing the store.
It is not that Johnson's claim is groundless, but that it is misleading.

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