Grammar Info
N1 Lesson 10: 20/22
並み なみ as, on par with, worthy of
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Noun + 並み + だ
Noun + 並み + + Noun
Noun + 並み + + Phrase
Noun + 並み + です
Noun + 並み + + Noun
Noun + 並み + + Phrase
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  • (A) 並み is a suffix indicating that something is ‘standing shoulder-to-shoulder with (A)’, in other words, ‘on the same level as (A)’. When 並み is not attached to a noun, it conveys the meaning of ‘ordinary’ or ‘average’, and in these cases, is often written as 並.
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私(わたし)の妻(つま)の歌(うた)はプロ並(な)みだ。
My wife's singing is on par with pros.
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Sou Matome Bunpou N1
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A Dictionary of Advanced Japanese Grammar
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