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Japanese translation of “nothing”

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nothing

pronoun
 
/ˈnʌθ·ɪŋ/
A2 not anything
何も~ない
There was nothing in her suitcase. He said he did nothing wrong.
B1 not something important or valuable
何でもないこと
She was crying about nothing.
for nothing without a successful result
むだに
I came all this way for nothing.
have nothing to do with someone/something to not involve or affect someone or something
(人、物、事)と何の関係もない
He made his own decision – I had nothing to do with it. I wish he wouldn’t give advice on my marriage – it has nothing to do with him (= he should not interfere).
there’s nothing for it used to emphasize you will have to do a particular thing to solve a problem
~するより仕方ない
There’s nothing for it but to get some extra help.
there’s nothing to it used to say something is very easy
どうってことない
Windsurfing is easy – there’s nothing to it.
Translations of “nothing”
in Korean 아무것도, 사소한 것…
in Arabic لا شَيء…
in French rien…
in Italian niente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 沒有東西, 沒有事情…
in Russian ничего, пустяк, мелочь…
in Turkish hiçbir şey, hiçbir, solda sıfır…
in Polish nic…
in Spanish nada…
in Portuguese nada…
in German nichts…
in Catalan res…
in Chinese (Simplified) 没有东西, 没有事情…
(Definition of nothing from the Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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