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Kanji in this term
なな
Grade: 1
kun’yomi

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

七つ (hiragana ななつ, rōmaji nanatsu)

  1. seven things [small or without a counter category]
     (なな)美徳 (びとく)nanatsu no bitokuseven virtues
     (なな)大罪 (だいざい)nanatsu no daizaiseven deadly sins
     (なな)小人 (こびと)nanatsu no kobitothe Seven Dwarfs

Usage notesEdit

 (なな) (nanatsu) is only used when the items counted have no specific counter category. See Wikipedia's "Japanese counter word" entry for details.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN