必ず

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
かなら(ず)
Grade: 4
kun'yomi

Adverb[edit]

必ず (hiragana かならず, romaji kanarazu)

  1. absolutely, certainly, definitely, surely
    • 2011, Barack Obama, 中東と北アフリカに関するバラク・オバマの演説 :
      サヌアにて我々 (われわれ)は、「 (よる) ('かなら) ('あ)ける」と (とな)える学生 (がくせい)らの (こえ) ()いた。
      sanua nite wareware wa, "yoru wa kanarazu akeru" to tonaeru gakuseira no koe o kiita.
      In Sanaa, we heard the students who chanted, "The night must come to an end."
  2. inevitably, invariably, without fail, necessarily, always

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