一番

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Chinese[edit]

 
one; single; a; (before verbs) as soon as, once; (before a noun) entire (family, etc.)
 
(measure word for acts); deeds; foreign; (surname); place name
simp. and trad.
(一番)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

一番

  1. one time; once
    一番忙碌  ―  yīfān mánglù  ―  one time of busyness
  2. a type of; a kind of
    別有一番滋味 / 别有一番滋味  ―  biéyǒu yīfān zīwèi  ―  a different feeling

Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
いち
Grade: 1
ばん
Grade: 2
on’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

一番 (hiragana いちばん, rōmaji ichiban)

  1. first, number one
  2. game, round

Adverb[edit]

一番 (hiragana いちばん, rōmaji ichiban)

  1. most, -est, -most
Synonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
ひと
Grade: 1
つがい
Grade: 2
kun’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

一番 (hiragana ひとつがい, rōmaji hitotsugai, historical hiragana ひとつがひ)

  1. a (single) pair, couple, brace (male-female pair of animals)

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9