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nakereba
i adjective (negative), auxiliary adjective

Alternate Written Forms:

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Provisional Present Indicative Form
nakereba

English Meaning(s) for なければ

i adjective (negative)
  1. nonexistent; not being (there)
  2. unowned; not had; unpossessed
  3. unique
  4. not; impossible; won't happen (as ...ことがない, etc.; indicates negation, inexperience, unnecessariness or impossibility)
auxiliary adjective
  1. not (after the ren'youkei form of an adjective)
  2. to not be; to have not (after the -te form of a verb)
* Please note, you are viewing the Japanese readings in the provisional present indicative form, while the english meanings are based on the dictionary form.

Definition and Synonyms for なければ

Unowned having no owner
Synonyms: ある, ない
Out Of motivated by
Synonyms: ある, ない, ない, なう
Nihility the state of nonexistence
Synonyms: ない, , , 虚無
Nix a quantity of no importance
Synonyms: ない, なし, ゼロ, ナッシング, , , 皆無, 絶無,

Categories なければ is a member of

Nonexistence the state of not existing
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Relative Quantity a quantity relative to some purpose
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Stroke Order Diagrams for なければ

Conjugations for なければ

Adjective stem
na
te-form
nakute
Adverbial Form
naku
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
nai
Present Indicative Negative Form
nakunai
Past Indicative Form
nakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
nakunakatta
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
nakereba
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
nakattara
Nominalized Form
Objective Form
nasa

Sample Sentences for なければ

If it were not for the sun, nothing could live.
If it were not for water, we could not live.
No matter how learned one may be, he or she cannot be called a good person unless he or she has a sound mind.
Without water, we would soon die.
But for your steady support, my mission would have resulted in failure.

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