もっぱら

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Japanese[edit]

Alternative spelling
専ら

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Tensification of もはら (mohara).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

もっぱら (mopparaもつぱら (motupara)?

  1. wholly, entirely
  2. mainly, chiefly

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN