Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
多分 JLPT 5
Kana Reading
たぶん
Romaji
tabun
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    adverb (fukushi), noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    perhaps; probably
    Example sentence
    手伝いたいけど多分足手まといになるよね。 I'd like to help, but I think I'd just get in your way.
  • Parts of speech
    adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi), nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no'
    Meaning
    generous; many; much; great
    Example sentence
    ああ、これが愚息のタカシね」「、は・はい。〈〉タカシですね!」「フーちゃんまだ死んでないよ!たぶん」 Ah, this is my idiot son Takashi "Eh-er, yes. (The late) Takashi, right?" "Fuusy, he isn't dead yet! Probably."

Examples of 多分, たぶん in a sentence


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Kanji in this word

JLPT 5

6 strokes

many, frequent, much

On'Yomi:

Kun'Yomi: おお.い, まさ.に, まさ.る

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JLPT 5

4 strokes

part, minute of time, segment, share, degree, one's lot, duty, understand, know, rate, 1%, chances, shaku/100

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