実は

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
じつ
Grade: 3
on’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

実は (hiragana じつは, rōmaji jitsu wa)

  1. as a matter of fact; actually
    • 2005 May 26, “ソイツ [That Guy]”, in Cybernetic Revolution (in Japanese), Konami:
      かなり (たよ)りない姿 (すがた)をしているが、 (じつ)とてつもない (せん) (ざい) (のう) (りょく) (かく) ()っていると (おも)っているらしい。
      Kanari tayorinai sugata o shiteiru ga, jitsu wa totetsumonai senzai nōryoku o kakushimotteiru to omotteiru rashii.
      Apparently totally unreliable, he wonders if he actually has incredible potential.