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ChineseEdit

 
one; single; a; (before verbs) as soon as, once; (before a noun) entire (family, etc.)
 
(measure word for acts); deeds; foreign; surname; place name
simp. and trad.
(一番)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

一番

  1. one time; once
    一番忙碌  ―  yīfān mánglù  ―  one time of busyness
    Tā dāngnián duì wǒ de yīfān jiàodǎo, ràng wǒ yīshēng shòuyòng bùjìn. [Pinyin]
    The guidance and instruction that he gave me in those years is something from which I will reap the benefits for the rest of my life.
  2. a type of; a kind of
    別有一番滋味 / 别有一番滋味  ―  biéyǒu yīfān zīwèi  ―  a different feeling

JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
いち
Grade: 1
ばん
Grade: 2
on’yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

一番 (hiragana いちばん, rōmaji ichiban)

  1. first, number one
  2. game, round

AdverbEdit

一番 (hiragana いちばん, rōmaji ichiban)

  1. most, -est, -most
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Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
ひと
Grade: 1
つがい
Grade: 2
kun’yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

一番 (hiragana ひとつがい, rōmaji hitotsugai, historical hiragana ひとつがひ)

  1. a (single) pair, couple, brace (male-female pair of animals)

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN