See also: との

Japanese edit

Alternative spelling

Etymology 1 edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation edit

Adnominal edit

どの (dono

  1. which .. ? (interrogative demonstrative); what .. ? (one out of the available choices)
    Dono kuruma ga ii ka?
    Which car do you like?
Usage notes edit
  • The hiragana spelling (どの) is preferred to the kanji spelling (何の), which is rarely used.
Related terms edit
See also edit

Etymology 2 edit

For pronunciation and definitions of どの – see the following entry.
[suffix] Mr., Ms., a more formal title than さん (-san) but not so respectful as (さま) (-sama)
(This term, どの, is the hiragana spelling of the above term.)
For a list of all kanji read as どの, see Category:Japanese kanji read as どの.)

References edit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN