Japanese Dictionary

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間際, 真際
Kana Reading
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun (temporal) (jisoumeishi)
    on the verge of; just before; on the point of
    Example sentence
    診察室出る間際先生が「バイバイ」と手振ってくださいました Just as we were leaving the exam room the doctor waved his hand saying, 'bye-bye'.

Examples of 間際, 真際, まぎわ in a sentence

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Kanji in this word


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On'Yomi: シン

Kun'Yomi: , ま-, まこと

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On'Yomi: サイ

Kun'Yomi: きわ, -ぎわ

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12 strokes

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On'Yomi: カン, ケン

Kun'Yomi: あいだ, , あい

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