かなり

JapaneseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

() (ka, acceptable) + なり (nari, to be, archaic).

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

かなり (kanari

  1. quite; considerably; fairly
    かなり(ひく)
    kanari hikui
    fairly low

SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

かなり (kanari

  1. quite; considerable; fair
    かなり(つよ)
    kanari no tsuyosa
    fair bit of strength

AdjectiveEdit

かなり (kanari-na (adnominal かなり (kanari na), adverbial かなり (kanari ni))

  1. (uncommon) quite; considerable; fair

Usage notesEdit

  • かなり (kanari no ~) is more common than かなり (kanari na ~).

InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN