JLPT N2 Grammar (nu)

Meaning

negative verb conjugation; traditional version of ない

How to use

Verb ない
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Learn Japanese grammar: (nu). Meaning: negative verb conjugation; traditional version of ない.

This is more traditional Japanese and not used so often in modern-Japanese.


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Example #1

しらぬがほとけ。
shiranu ga hotoke.
Ignorance is bliss.
Example #2

かれはなにもしらぬ。
kare wa nanimo shiranu.
He knows nothing.
Example #3

どのほんもきにいらぬ。
dono hon mo ki ni iranu.
None of these books interest me.
Example #4

ひとははたらかねばならぬ。
hito wa hatarakaneba naranu.
Man must work.
Example #5

ぜひそうでなければならぬ。
zehi sou de nakereba naranu.
It must be so.
Example #6

いらぬおせわだ。
iranu osewa da.
It is none of your business.
Example #7

ほんにんのたびひとたちはねむれぬよるをすごしました。
yonnin no tabihito tachi wa nemurenu yoru o sugoshimashita.
The four travelers spent a sleepless night.
Example #8

みのほどをしらぬやつだ。
mi no hodo o shiranu yatsu da.
He should know his place.

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