再び

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ふたた
Grade: 5
kun’yomi

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Etymology[edit]

Compound of (futa, two) +‎ (-tabi, counter for times).

The okurigana (​bi) is used to indicate the reading.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

再び (hiragana ふたたび, rōmaji futatabi)

  1. again, once more
    Synonym: 二度 (nido)
  2. for the second time
    Synonyms: 二度 (nido-me), 二番目 (niban-me)

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Noun[edit]

再び (hiragana ふたたび, rōmaji futatabi)

  1. a second time
  2. rebirth, reincarnation, return
    Synonyms: 生まれ変わり (umarekawari), 再来 (sairai)

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References[edit]

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