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Pronunciation

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The word is written in kana (hiragana or katakana) and the romaji transliteration using the Hepburn method. Some words indicated by the symbol have a computer generated audio that can be listened by clicking on it.

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  • いちばん ichiban

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  • nounnoun taking the genitive case particle の
    number one, first, first place
    • adverb
      best, most
      • noun
        game, round, bout
        • adverb
          as a test, as an experiment, by way of experiment, by way of trial, tentatively
          • see also: 
        • noun
          song (e.g. in noh), piece
          • de eerste, nummer één, de eerste plaats
            • een spel, een rondje, een beurt, een robbertje
              • een stuk {muziek}
                • het meest, het best
                  • om te proberen, bij wijze van proef
                    • {voor een adjectief ter vorming van een superlatief} het meest …, het …-st
                      • numéro un, premier, première place
                        • le meilleur, le plus
                          • jeu, tour (de jeu, d'épreuve sportive), round
                            • comme un test, comme une expérience, à titre d'essai, provisoirement
                              • chant (par ex. de nô), morceau
                                • erster, bester, erste Position
                                  • Erster, Nummer eins
                                    • Bester
                                      • ein Theaterstück
                                        • eine Partie (z.B. Go od. Shōgi)
                                          • ein Stück
                                            • überaus, sehr
                                              • am besten, am meisten
                                                • versuchsweise
                                                  • entschlossen
                                                    • zunächst
                                                      • legjobb, -egyedik, első alkalommal, első ízben, első, elsőként, elsőnek, önmaga, hattyúraj, játszma, mans, manserő, örömlány, prostitúció, sport, társasjáték, tréfa, tréfálkozás, vadállat, vadpecsenye, egész, forduló, forgás, karika, kör, létrafok, menet, nyílt, teljes, változás, ősz
                                                        • первый; лучший, 1, 1) первый {номер}, {~になる} занимать первое место; приходить {к финишу} первым, {~{の}} первый; лучший, 2) (спорт.) номер (в программе состязаний); партия, игра; схватка, 3) (муз.) {одна} пьеса, песня (и т. п.), 2. (перед прил.) самый
                                                          • najbolj, najboljši, številka ena, prvi
                                                            • (el) mejor, (el) número uno
                                                              • juego, ronda, asalto, evento (en un encuentro)

                                                                Numbers

                                                                The numbers in Japanese.

                                                                Basic numbers

                                                                NumberJapaneseEnglish
                                                                0Zero
                                                                1One
                                                                2Two
                                                                3Three
                                                                4Four
                                                                5Five
                                                                6Six
                                                                7Seven
                                                                8Eight
                                                                9Nine

                                                                Teens

                                                                NumberJapaneseEnglish
                                                                10Ten
                                                                11Eleven
                                                                12Twelve
                                                                13Thirteen
                                                                14Fourteen
                                                                15Fifteen
                                                                16Sixteen
                                                                17Seventeen
                                                                18Eighteen
                                                                19Nineteen

                                                                Big numbers

                                                                NumberJapaneseEnglish
                                                                10Ten
                                                                100Hundred
                                                                1,000Thousand
                                                                10,000Ten thousand
                                                                108Hundred million
                                                                1012Trillion

                                                                Ordinals

                                                                NumberJapaneseEnglish
                                                                1stFirst
                                                                2ndSecond
                                                                3rdThird

                                                                Fractions

                                                                NumberJapaneseEnglish
                                                                halfHalf
                                                                ½One half
                                                                One third

                                                                Kanji in this word

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                                                                • 1 strokes

                                                                  one, one radical (no.1)

                                                                • 12 strokes

                                                                  turn, number in a series

                                                                Example sentences

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                                                                • Japanese sentence

                                                                  このネクタイにしましょう、一番よさそうだから。 

                                                                  Sentence analysis
                                                                  Translation

                                                                  I will take this tie, as it seems to be the best.

                                                                  Ich nehme diese Krawatte hier. Die scheint wohl am besten zu sein.

                                                                  Я возьму вот этот галстук. Он мне кажется лучшим.


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                                                                一番

                                                                Pronunciation

                                                                The way this word is usually spoken.

                                                                The word is written in kana (hiragana or katakana) and the romaji transliteration using the Hepburn method. Some words indicated by the symbol have a computer generated audio that can be listened by clicking on it.

                                                                There are words having multiple different pronunciations. In that case they will be ordered by popularity.

                                                                • ひとつがい hitotsugai

                                                                Translation

                                                                Translation of the selected word to several languages.

                                                                There are cases where a word may have different meanings. In that case all the meanings will be ordered by popularity.

                                                                Some translations may have tags associated giving miscellaneous information (grammatical, way of writing, ...). There may also be links to similar or antonym words.

                                                                English is the main language for the translations, but some words will also be available in other languages: Dutch, French, German, Hungarian, Russian, Slovenian, Spanish, or Swedish.

                                                                • usually written using kana alonenoun
                                                                  pair, couple, brace
                                                                  • egy pár, házaspár, pár, dúc
                                                                    • par, pareja, refuerzo

                                                                      Kanji in this word

                                                                      Analysis of the kanji ideograms forming the word.

                                                                      Clicking on the kanji will get you to the kanji information page, with more information like the onyomi and kunyomi, or the order on how to write it.

                                                                      • 1 strokes

                                                                        one, one radical (no.1)

                                                                      • 12 strokes

                                                                        turn, number in a series

                                                                      Example sentences

                                                                      Sentences from the Tatoeba Corpus project using the word in context.

                                                                      The Japanese sentence, the sentence analysis, and the English translation are always included. Using the sentence analysis is possible to learn how the sentence is constructed and every single word can be examined one by one.

                                                                      In some cases translation to other languages can also be included. Quality of the translation may vary and it's included for reference only.

                                                                      • Japanese sentence

                                                                        1つがいのカナリアだけが彼女の友達であった。 

                                                                        Sentence analysis
                                                                        Translation

                                                                        A pair of canaries are her only friends.

                                                                        Её единственные друзья — это пара канареек.


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