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Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
kun’yomi

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

先ず (hiragana まず, rōmaji mazu, historical hiragana まづ)

  1. first of all
    そう?まずメイド (ふく) (いろ) (ちが)うし
    Sō? Mazu meido-fuku no iro ga chigau shi
    Really? First the color of the maid costume was different...
  2. anyway
  3. about; roughly; just about
  4. (with a negative verb) hardly; not really

Usage notesEdit

  • Usually written in kana alone.

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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