まで

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Japanese[edit]

Alternative spelling

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Okinawan までぃ (madi).

Pronunciation[edit]

Particle[edit]

まで (made

  1. until, up to, as far as
    (じゅう)()まで(はたら)つもりだ。
    Jū-ji made hataraku tsumori da.
    I intend to work until ten o'clock.
    この(でん)(しゃ)は、(しもの)(せき)まで()ます。
    Kono densha wa, Shimonoseki made ikimasu.
    This train goes as far as Shimonoseki.
    (さん)()から()()まで
    San-ji kara go-ji made.
    From three o'clock until five o'clock.
    (かえ)まで()ている。
    Kaeru made matteiru.
    I'll wait until you come home.
    33(さんじゅうさん)(おく)(えん)まで(げん)(しょう)する
    sanjū-san-oku-en ni made genshō suru
    to decrease all the way to 3.3 billion yen
    ()(じょう)まで(きょう)(ふん)する
    ijō na made ni kyōfunsuru
    to be abnormally excited; to be excited to an abnormal degree
    (さん)(こう)まで
    Go-sankō made.
    for your reference
    • マンガで分かるLisp (Manga Guide to Lisp)
      みりん。()(いき)(ねこ)(さい)(きん)までマクロのことをマグロと(おも)っていた。
      Mirin. Chiiki-neko. Saikin made makuro no koto o maguro to omotteita.
      Mirin: A neighbours' cat. Until recently often confused macros with tuna [maguro].

Usage notes[edit]

  • まで (made) is often combined with から (kara, from) to provide a range of something (e.g., time or distance).

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