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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 4

EtymologyEdit

Negative of 必ず (kanarazu, without fail)

AdverbEdit

必ずしも (hiragana かならずしも, rōmaji kanarazushimo)

  1. not always, not all

Usage notesEdit

  • Used with negative forms of verbs as a double negative, which is grammatically correct in Japanese