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Lesson 2

Kanji lesson 2
 
Kanji 2:
 
In katakana this is read as:
ナイ- nai      ダイ- dai     - no      アイ- ai
 
In hiragana this is read as:
– no      すなわち- sunawa.chi      なんじ- nanji

 
it’s meanings are:
from; possessive particle; where upon; accordingly
 

and here are a few examples:
 
[no]  (prt) (1) (uk) indicates possessive; (2) verb and adjective nominalizer (nominaliser); (3) substituting for "ga" in subordinate phrases; (4) indicates a confident conclusion; (5) emotional emphasis (sentence end); (6) indicates question (sentence end).
乃公 [ないこう - naikou] (n) I (ego) (boastful first-person pronoun).
乃至 [ないし - naishi] (conj) from .. to; between .. and; or; (P).
乃父 [だいふ - daifu] (n) father.