なす

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Alternative spellings
為す
成す

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Tokyo pitch accent of conjugated forms of "成す"
Source: Online Japanese Accent Dictionary
Stem forms
Terminal (終止形)
Attributive (連体形)
成す [náꜜsù]
Imperative (命令形) 成せ [náꜜsè]
Key constructions
Passive 成される され [nàsáréꜜrù]
Causative 成させる させ [nàsáséꜜrù]
Potential 成せる [nàséꜜrù]
Volitional 成そう [nàsóꜜò]
Negative 成さない ない [nàsáꜜnàì]
Negative perfective 成さなかった なかった [nàsáꜜnàkàttà]
Formal 成します しま [nàshímáꜜsù]
Perfective 成した した [náꜜshìtà]
Conjunctive 成して して [náꜜshìtè]
Hypothetical conditional 成せば せば [náꜜsèbà]

Verb[edit]

なす (nasutransitive godan (stem なし (nashi), past なした (nashita))

Japanese verb pair
active なす
mediopassive なる
  1. accomplish
  2. form
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of なす – see the following entry.
茄子
[noun] Solanum melongena, the eggplant or aubergine
[noun] a 茶入れ (chaire, tea container) in the shape of an eggplant
[proper noun] a surname
Alternative spelling
ナス
(This term, なす, is an alternative spelling of the above term.)

Etymology 3[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of なす – see the following entry.
那須
[proper noun] a place name, such as that of a town and a region of Tochigi Prefecture
[proper noun] A surname​.
(This term, なす, is an alternative spelling of the above term.)

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN