まま

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Japanese[edit]

Adverb[edit]

まま (rōmaji mama)

  1. 間々: sometimes

Noun[edit]

まま (rōmaji mama)

  1. ママ: mama
  2. (childish) (cooked) rice

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Particle[edit]

まま (rōmaji mama)

  1. : as it is; remaining in a certain state; while; still
    チャンネルはそのままで!
    Channeru wa sono mama de!
    Stay tuned! (lit. Leave the channel as it is!)
     ()ったまま ()てしまう
    tatta mama neteshimau
    to fall asleep while still standing
     (なま)ままでウィスキーを ()
    nama no mama de wisukī o nomu
    to drink whiskey straight
    • 2014, n-buna (lyrics), n-buna (music), “夜明けと蛍 [Dawn and Firefly]”[1]:
      したいことが ()つけられないから
       (いそ)いだ ()り  (うつむ)まま
      shitai koto ga mitsukerarenai kara
      isoida furi utsumuku mama
      I can't find anything I want to do
      so I pretend to be in a hurry with my head down

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