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Grammar detail: 〜ないで

〜ないで - don't do (negative imperative)
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verb plain negative
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is the negative imperative - it means
do not (do something)
The negative imperative can be made somewhat more polite by adding ください.
ここ
しゃしん
写真
らないで
ください
Please do not take photos here.
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Kanji used in this grammar

シャ   photo   うつ to duplicate, to depict   うつ to be photographed   
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シン   truth   ま exactly; deep   
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サツ   take a picture   と to take (a picture)   
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