What does なおも mean in the following sentence?

夜の十一時を過ぎるというのに、街は下品な化粧を塗りたくり、なおも喧騒に溢れていた 。

Can't find a definition on jisho.

  • 2
    Would this be of some help? dictionary.goo.ne.jp/jn/162809/meaning/m0u/…
    – Chocolate
    Jun 22 '17 at 6:58
  • 3
    Or here in slightly more detail. Once you get to a level where you can start reading sentences like the one above, you should really consider reaching for a 国語辞典 first.
    – Philippe
    Jun 22 '17 at 13:21
  • I don't know enough Japanese to read those links Jun 22 '17 at 23:06

"In addition to that" is the best meaning for that in that sentence.

  • But why is that the case?
    – virgil9306
    Jul 12 '17 at 1:23

When I put なおも喧騒 into google translate it says: "still noisy", so I take it to mean "still." Best I could find.

  • Your interpretation is correct. なおも generally means "still". Possible synonyms would include いまだに, 依然として, etc.
    – user23888
    Jul 10 '17 at 10:18
  • I agree with user23888.
    – user1118
    Aug 9 '17 at 11:36

夜の十一時を過ぎるというのに、なおも喧騒に溢れていた 。


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