ナ, ダ, なに, なんぞ, いかん, とも, やす

what?

JLPT1 G7 S7 F1621

The left-hand element# is a variant of as described in (supple). 那 adds 邑 (village/settlement), but the original form of the character had a different element than 邑. The identity of this original form and the original meaning of the character are now obscure, although the meaning was likely to have been connected with the concept "supple" as this concept is active in derivative characters such as , and . *How*, *which*, *what*, and *that* are all borrowed meanings. 那 is used in transliterations of terms such as 那 (Sanskrit: ksana), an instant.

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