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naku
i adjective, auxiliary 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. 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 adverbial form, while the english meanings are based on the dictionary form.

Definition and Synonyms for なく

Unowned having no owner
Synonyms: ある, ない
Out Of motivated by
Synonyms: ある, ない, ない, なう

Stroke Order Diagrams for なく

Conjugations for なく

te-form
nakute
Negative te-form
nakunakute
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
Present Indicative Negative Form
nakunakereba
Present Indicative Negative Colloquial Form
nakunakya
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
nakattara
Present Indicative Negative Form
nakunakattara

Sample Sentences for なく

They are as poor as can be.
Not words but action is needed now.
Only five instead of ten units were delivered.
There was no damage to the office, or workers, and we're in business as usual.
An efficient FBI agent does not make any bones about carrying out his duties.

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