Learn Japanese grammar: なり (nari). Meaning: as soon as
This grammar point is used in connection with the standard dictionary form of a verb to indicate as soon as that verb takes place.
As soon as I saw
This grammar point is very similar to とたん (totan), which uses the verb’s past tense instead.
なり - Example Sentences 例文
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