かなり

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Japanese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

() (ka, acceptable) + なり (nari, to be, archaic).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

かなり (kanari

  1. quite; considerably; fairly
    かなり(ひく)
    kanari hikui
    fairly low

Synonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

かなり (kanari

  1. quite; considerable; fair
    かなり(つよ)
    kanari no tsuyosa
    fair bit of strength

Adjective[edit]

かなり (kanari-na (adnominal かなり (kanari na), adverbial かなり (kanari ni))

  1. (uncommon) quite; considerable; fair

Usage notes[edit]

  • かなり (kanari no ~) is more common than かなり (kanari na ~).

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN