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Etymology 1Edit

Alternative spellings

/napo//nafo//nawo//nao/

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PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

なお (rōmaji nao, historical hiragana なほ)

  1. furthermore, in addition
  2. still, as always
  3. even more

ConjunctionEdit

なお (rōmaji nao, historical hiragana なほ)

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Etymology 2Edit

Alternative spelling

Adjectival nounEdit

なお (-nari inflection, rōmaji nao, historical hiragana なほ)

  1. common, ordinary, straight

AdverbEdit

なお (rōmaji nao, historical hiragana なほ)

  1. normally, usually

Etymology 3Edit

Various nanori readings.

Proper nounEdit

なお (rōmaji Nao)

  1. 奈緒, 直緒, 奈央, 奈穂: a female given name
  2. 南朋: a male or female given name

ReferencesEdit

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