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In this case, it isn't the volitional form, but よう(様). See this entry in the 大辞泉, sense 2 and 6. よう〔ヤウ〕【様】 2 方法。やり方。 6 動詞の連用形の下に付いて複合語をつくる。 ありさま、ようすなどの意を表す。 …する方法、…するやり方などの意を表す。 Therefore, 名づけようもなく could literally be interpreted as [there] not even being a way/possibility to name [it], .... Or shorter, it cannot be named or ...


The first sentence says pretty much that her father's expressions of love were rough. Followed by an example (your highlighted text) 娘が父の事務所に顔を出すと、「おお、来たか!」というなり、娘の頭をヘッドロックのように抱きかかえた。 I think if you notice the (娘が父の)事務所に顔を出すと it pretty much suggests that "whenever she popped her face into the office" This is because "to" is used for things like the ...

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