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[なくても()·]
nakutemoyoi
expression

Alternate Written Forms:

[()····()·]
nakutemoyoi
[なくても()·]
nakutemoii
[()····()·]
nakutemoii

English Meaning(s) for なくても良い

expression
  1. (after neg. stem of verb) need not (verb); (not) have to; expressing absence of obligation or necessity
  2. need not have; need not exist

Meanings for each kanji in なくても良い

good; pleasing; skilled Kanji Details »

Stroke Order Diagrams for なくても良い

Sample Sentences for なくても良い

You don't have to work so hard if you're tired.
I do not have to study Japanese.
I don't have to study tonight. I think I'll watch television for a while.
You don't need to get a haircut this week.
He does not have to do this.

Comments for なくても良い

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Hi, I need help conjugating this in past tense:

食べなくてもいいです

食べなくてもいいでした

食べなくてもいいお弁当です。

食べなくてもよかったお弁当です。

Is this correct? Thanks in advance.

#1 Posted by Nightmare09 over 4 years ago


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