ずっと

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Japanese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ずっと (romaji zutto)

  1. by far
  2. continuing for a long time; long-lasting; forever; always; for the entire time

Usage notes[edit]

In casual conversation, the middle ‘u’ may be extended to emphasize length, as in ず〜〜っと zūūtto – compare English “aaall the way”.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1993, Shigeru Takebayashi, The Kenkyusha Japanese-English Leaner's Pocket Dictionary, Tokyo: Kenkyūsha, ISBN 4-7674-2305-8: