なにがし

JapaneseEdit

Alternative spellings

何某
何がし

EtymologyEdit

なに (nani) + がし (gashi)

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

なにがし (nanigashi

  1. a certain person; so-and-so
    山田(やまだ)(なにがし)
    Yamada nanigashi
    (please add an English translation of this example)
  2. a certain place
  3. (humble) I; me

See alsoEdit

NounEdit

なにがし (nanigashi

  1. (usually in the form なにがしか (nanigashika), pitch accent [0] or [2]) a certain amount (especially of money, implying "not much")
    なにがしかの(かね)
    nanigashika no kane
    a certain amount of money
    千円(せんえん)なにがし(かね)()とした。
    Sen'en nanigashi no kane o otoshita.
    I dropped a thousand yen or so.

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN