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〜など as a more formal version of 〜なんて

“〜など” is often explained as introducing vagueness such as, say “本当の自由などない” for “There is no such thing as true freedom.” whereas “〜なんて” is typically first explained as expressing scorn and strong ...
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Use of「など」and ~にまで

I've been watching some kind a medieval fantasy anime and I stumbled upon the following sentence : Context : A character explain how his clan rose to power. ついには、年貢{ねんぐ}取{と}り立{た}てに検査{けんさ}制度{せいど}を導入{...
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Use of など after a counter

I was reading this and came across a use of など where I wasn't confident in my interpretation: アメリカから来た人が50人、中国とインドが30人、韓国とフランスが20人などでした。 My interpretation of this sentence is "50 people came (...
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What is など in this sentence?

痛みを伴わない教訓には意味が無い・・・ 人は何かの犠牲なしに何も得る事などできないのだから I usually see など used like "etc. / things like / and others", I was wondering if it's the same word here, though it sounds kind of odd if I put ...
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などの followed by a Noun

Question about this sentence : tシャツなどの服を着たままプールに入らないでください。 Why do we need の? What is its use in the sentence given? Isn't など a particle so it is ok to be followed by a noun? I checked the ...
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Meaning of verb + かなど in article

I'm about to finish reading this article and I came across some grammer that I have never seen before in the last sentence. The last sentence is: これから、どのくらいとるかなどを決める予定です。 What is the bolded part ...
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Formality and usage of といった

I've just learnt that AといったB means "B such as A". I was wondering how this differed in formality/usage/popularity from AなどのB.
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「恨んでなどいません」についての文法

日本語 文法教材で見たこの文 「あなたには感謝こそすれ、恨んでなどいません」 の後半の意味と使い方がよくわかりません。 教科書によると、「恨んでなどいません」は I have no ill feelings と翻訳されます。 それは「恨んでいることなどがない」という意味ですか?ここの恨んでは名詞ですか?でも、そうではないと思います。名詞だったら、などありません になると推測します。 「...
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Missing particle after など in article about new technologies to monitor employees

I'm reading this article about new technologies that are getting introduced to monitor employees. I am unsure about the following sentence. I do not understand why there isn't a particle or something ...
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など after verb phrase

The first sentence below is just for context.The second is where my problems lie. 日産は、工場から日本の店に車を出すのをしばらく止めると発表しました。 Nissan announced that, for a while, it will stop sending cars, from the ...
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About ではない, のか and など

I found this on my favorite seiyuu's IG. She's talking about a book. もちろん未知なお話だけど、もしかしたらユリゴコロは誰でも胸の中に眠っているのではないのか、など共感出来る部分もあったり。 My understanding of the sentence above is despite the book is ...
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Towards a better understanding of など

Three sentences from the same news article on NHK 'Easy News': 子どもたちは幼稚園の中にいたため、けがなどはありませんでした。 Becuase the children were in the nursery they weren't injured or anything しかし、門の近くには、...
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How to parse 東京都と埼玉県、北海道などにある会場も

Regarding the Tokyo olympics: この大会では、新しく会場を建てるだけではなくて、東京都と埼玉県、北海道などにある会場も客の席を増やすなどの工事をして使う予定です。 In this competition, rather than just build new venues, there is a plan to use and increase the ...
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Meaning of ここで引くなどご法度

ここで引くなどご法度 I've read several articles on nado, and have found that it can mean 'whatnot, and such, etc.' but to me that doesn't make sense here. Can anyone help with this?
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Questions about particles 「など」 and 「の」

I have came across the below sentence from Nintendo 3DS instruction manual explaining about restriction of using credit card. ニンテンドーeショップなどでのクレジットカードの使用や、商品-サービスの購入などを制限します。 For the first 「など」, I ...
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What does などそれでいい mean?

Eマウントはシステムが....と言っている人の考えが、なんとなくわかってきた。アダプタでAマウントいけるとはいっても、コントラストAFが更に遅くなるというわけで、まあAFなどそれでいいという考え方もあろうし、そうじゃない人もいるだろうし。まあ人それぞれか Is it something like : "it's ok even if it's ..." ? I would be ...
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What does "兄者など" mean?

I read a doujinshi about an older brother who was teased by his younger brother, and the younger brother said "兄者など". I don't really get what it means. Someone please help me ;__;
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What does トラックなど12台の車 mean?

I've been trying to figure this text out in NHK news easy: http://www3.nhk.or.jp/news/easy/k10010447431000/k10010447431000.html There is a part when it says: トラックなど12台の車がぶつかる事故がありました。 I couldn't ...
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