Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
並, 並み JLPT 1
Kana Reading
なみ
Romaji
nami
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi), noun, used as a suffix
    Meaning
    average; medium; common; ordinary
    Example sentence
    彼女けっして並み歌手ではない She is no ordinary singer.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    line; row of (e.g. houses)
    Example sentence
    彼女演技プロ並みです Her acting is on the level of a professional.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    mid-grade
    Example sentence
    並み大学生より一段上 He is a cut above the average college student.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    same level; equal; each (e.g. month); set of (e.g. teeth)
    Example sentence
    並み学生ではない He is above the ordinary type of student.

Examples of 並, 並み, なみ in a sentence


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JLPT 2

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row, and, besides, as well as, line up, rank with, rival, equal

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