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ㄋㄞ ˇ



乃 is a 2 stroke, simplified and traditional Chinese character and is pronounced as nǎi in the third tone.

In traditional Chinese the characters or may be used instead.

  • ㄋㄞ ˇ



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thus To 乃e or not to 乃e.
by BobWebb

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We found 1 pronunciation for 乃

Definitions for 乃 pronounced as nǎi

  • to be
  • thus
  • so
  • therefore
  • then
  • only
  • thereupon
  • variant of 乃[nai3]
  • variant of 乃[nai3]


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