JLPT N1 Grammar (demo nan demo nai / kumo nan tomo nai)

Meaning

not in the least; nothing like that

How to use

Nounでも何でもない
な-adjective
い-adjective くも何ともない
demo nan demo nai でも何でもない でもなんでもない jlpt n1 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: 【でもなんでもない / くもなんともない】(demo nan demo nai / kumo nan tomo nai). Meaning: not in the least; nothing like that.

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Example #1

たんじょうびでもなんでもないのにプレゼントをもらった。
tanjoubi demo nan demo nai no ni purezento o moratta.
I got a present even though it wasn't my birthday or anything like that.
Example #2

かれのじょうだんはおもしろくもなんともない。
kare no joudan wa omoshiroku mo nantomo nai.
His joke is not interesting at all.
Example #3

かれはぼくのしんせきでもなんでもない。
kare wa boku no shinseki demo nan demo nai.
I am not related to him at all.
Example #4

かれのこと、すきでもなんでもないけれど、なぜかきにかかる。
kare no koto, suki demo nan demo nai keredo, naze ka ki ni kakaru.
I don't really like him at all but there is something interesting about him.
Example #5

こんかいのけっかはふしぎでもなんでもないし、とうぜんだとおもう。
konkai no kekka wa fushigi demo nan demo nai shi, touzen da to omou.
The result this time is nothing strange and I think was to be expected.
Example #6

くろうでもなんでもないよ。きみにてつだえればぼくがうれしいです。
kurou demo nan demo nai yo. kimi ni tetsudaereba boku ga ureshii desu.
It's not hard work or anything. I would be very happy if I could help you.
Example #7

さいしょはいたくもなんともないからだいじょうぶだとおもっていたが、つぎのひはきんにくのいたみをかんじた。
saisho wa itaku mo nantomo nai kara daijoubu da to omotte ita ga, tsugi no hi wa kinniku no itami o kanjita.
At first I thought it was okay because it didn't hurt, but the next day I felt muscle pain.

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