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Grammar detail: verb stem + ぬ

verb stem + ぬ - completely finish
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is a conjugation that means 'completely finish doing'. For example,
わりぬ means 'completely end'.
The conjugation often carries a tinge of regret, and has a somewhat archaic sound. It is most commonly found in poems and novels. The more modern equivalent might be something like
わってしまう.
Note: in Japanese, the suffix ぬ is technically classed as a
じょどうし
( auxiliary verb).
あい
わりぬ

My love is completely gone.
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See also:
  • 助動詞(じょどうし) - auxiliary verbs
  • ぬ negative - classical negative form

Kanji used in this grammar

シュウ   end   おわる to come to an end   おえる to bring to an end   
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ジョ   すけ help   たすける to help, save   たすかる to be helped   
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ドウ   うご to move, to stir   うごかす to shift, to move   
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シ    part of speech, words, poetry   
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ガ   I; myself   われ    わが-    
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アイ    love   
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