JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

For pronunciation and definitions of のう – see the following entries.
3
[noun] agriculture, farming
[noun] a farmer
5
[noun] Noh, a form of classical Japanese musical drama.
[noun] Ability, capacity, aptitude.
[noun] Effect, use.
6
[noun] (anatomy) the brain
[noun] (by extension, figurative) one's brains, one's mental functioning
[affix] brain
[affix] head
[affix] chief, principal
(This term, のう, is an alternative spelling of the above Sino-Japanese terms.
For a list of all kanji read as のう, not just those used in Japanese terms, see Category:Japanese kanji read as のう.)

Etymology 2Edit

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

ParticleEdit

のう ( (historical kana なう)

  1. (sentence-final) Used to express exclamation.
    不思議(ふしぎ)じゃのう
    Fushigi ja .
    (please add an English translation of this example)