終わり

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 3

Noun[edit]

終わり (hiragana おわり, romaji owari)

  1. end; termination; conclusion
     ()わりの
    owari no
    final / last
     ()わりまで
    owari made
    to the last / until the end
     ()わりに
    owari ni
    in the end / finally
  2. death; collapse
    あの (くに) ()わり (ちか)い。
    ano kuni mo owari ga chikai.
    That nation seems to be dying./The death of that nation seems to be coming soon.
  3. giving up; despair
    それを ()っては ()わりだ。
    sore o itte wa owari da.
    Saying that makes one despair.

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終わり (hiragana おわり, romaji owari)

  1. Continuative (連用形) Form of 終わる (owaru)

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References[edit]

  • 1993, Living Language Japanese Dictionary, New York: Random House.