Browsing the blog archivesfor the day Sunday, December 27th, 2009


na-i, na-kusu, mu, bu Being a student studying English, I memorized the word “nothing” as the Japanese “nashi,” which comes from the adjective “nai.” Things either exist or not. In Japanese, they are “aru” or “nai” respectively. “Nanimo nai” means “there is nothing.” “Nanimo nakatta” means “there was nothing.” Learning conjugations is tedious. Let me show […]