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突然, とつぜん

  • totsuzen


adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi), nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no', adverb (fukushi)

  • abrupt
  • sudden
  • unexpected
  • all at once

Examples of 突然,とつぜん in a Sentence

Everything happened all at once.
Suddenly the eldest daughter spoke up, saying, "I want candy."
I had been working for two hours when I suddenly felt sick.
All of a sudden, the thirty-story skyscraper went up in flames.
A strange idea sprang up in my mind.
It happened one morning that she met him on the street.
There are many theories about the sudden extinction of the dinosaurs, but the real cause still remains anyone's guess.
The family was shook up when the grandmother died unexpectedly.
All of a sudden my mother began to sing.
All at once, the Buddhist priest burst into laughter, spoiling the solemn atmosphere.

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  • い adjectives are the true Japanese adjectives. な adjectives are the pseudo-Japanese adjectives.  Both are equally important to learn.
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