丸ごと

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
まる
Grade: 2
kun'yomi

EtymologyEdit

Compound of ‎(maru, round; (by extension) entirety) +‎ ‎(koto, thing, fact). The koto changes to goto due to rendaku (連濁).

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

丸ごと ‎(hiragana まるごと, romaji marugoto)

  1. entirely, wholly, completely, all of something (with an emphasis on leaving nothing out)
    フライドチキンを (ほね)まで (まる)ごと ()べちゃった。
    Furaido chikin o hone made marugoto tabechatta.
    He ate the entire fried chicken, even the bones.

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
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