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nai

Nihon-shiki romanization (recommended)
watasi ha tyuugoku kara kimasita
Hepburn romanization
watashi wa chuugoku kara kimashita

Translation & pronunciation

not
ない
nai
auxiliary

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Usages

That was not appropriate.
それはふさわしくなかったです。
sore ha husawasiku nakatta desu.
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The mountain is not big.
やまおおきくないです。
yama ha ookiku nai desu.
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This car is not suitable for me.
このくるまわたしにふさわしくないです。
kono kuruma ha watasi ni husawasiku nai desu.
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It wasn't expensive.
たかくなかったです。
takaku nakatta desu.
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The apple was pretty, but it was not delicious.
りんごがきれいでしたけれど、おいしくなかったです。
ringo ga kirei desita keredo, oisiku nakatta desu.
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The coffee was not cheap.
コーヒーはやすくなかったです。
koohii ha yasuku nakatta desu.
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The weather was not good.
てんはよくなかったです。
tenki ha yoku nakatta desu.
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She doesn't want a cat. She likes dogs.
かのじょねこがほしくないです。いぬきです。
kanozyo ha neko ga hosiku nai desu. inu ga suki desu.
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She didn't want to go to the doctor.
かのじょしゃきたくなかったです。
kanozyo ha isya ni ikitaku nakatta desu.
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it is not the case
じゃない
zya nai
compound
The new film is not bad.
あたらしいえいわるくない。
atarasii eiga ha waruku nai.
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I don't like horses, but I like dogs.
うまきじゃないが、いぬきよ。
uma ha suki zya nai ga, inu ha suki yo.
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Your answer was not correct.
あなたのこたえはただしくなかった。
anata no kotae ha tadasiku nakatta.
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Although I don't understand it, I like it!
からないけど、きだよ!
wakaranai kedo, suki da yo!
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This book isn't good.
このほんはよくないです。
kono hon ha yoku nai desu.
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Drinking too much alcohol is bad for your body.
アルコオルのみすぎはからだによくない。
arukooru no nomisugi ha karada ni yoku nai.
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Don't you have a good idea?
いいアイディアがないか?
ii aidhia ga nai ka?
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