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のみならず [のみならず] (nominarazu)
    Meaning: not only, but also...
    Example: not only humans but also dogs can have a psychiatrist
    JLPT Level: 2
    Category: grammar
    Author: dc

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ex #296   東アジアのみならずヨーロッパでもインターネットではユニコード化が進んでいると聞き及んでおります。 
I hear that not just East Asia but even Europe is proceeding with the change to Unicode.  
ex #3828   時は虚偽のみならず真実も明らかにする。 
Time reveals truth as well as false hood.  
ex #3829   日本人学生は極度に内気であるのみならず、時としてほとんど全く話したがらないように見える。  
Japanese students seem not merely to be extremely reserved, but to have at times almost a complete reluctance to speak.  
ex #3830   彼が日本のみならず、世界においても有名な物理学者である。  
He is a famous physicist not only in Japan, but in the world.  
ex #3831   彼は英語のみならずフランス語も話すことができる。  
He can speak not only English but also French.  
ex #3832   彼女のみならず彼女の息子達も幸せだった。  
Her sons as well as she were happy.  
ex #6906   僕はこの女の人のみならず、あの女の人も大好きです。 
I not only like this girl, but also that one.  

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AmatukaSee also standard 'のみ' 
LeslieIs there a significant difference between the usage of のみならず and [をはじめ]? 
MikiI think, AをはじめB : A is the major example and B is others.
While CのみならずD, there is no rank in importance of examples.
AlkadorI'm sorry, but what's the difference between this grammar point and だけでなく? Does のみならず stipulate there are only two things in order (none other than those mentioned)? 
jmadsenだけでなく is the same; I believe they are completely identical, but at least very similar. 

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