のみ

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

⟨no2mi1 → */nəmʲi//nomi/

From Old Japanese, possibly from Proto-Altaic *nø̆ŋe (one, single).

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Particle[edit]

のみ (rōmaji nomi)

  1. only, limited to
    Synonyms: しか (shika), だけ (dake)
Derived terms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

のみ (rōmaji nomi)

  1. alone
  2. merely
Idioms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

のみ (katakana ノミ, rōmaji nomi)

  1. : flea
  2. : chisel
  3. , , 𦀌, 衣𦀌, 船筎: This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.
  4. 飲み, 吞み: drinking