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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 as an instance of rendaku (連濁).

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

丸ごと (hiragana まるごと, rōmaji 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.

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ReferencesEdit

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