Definition of


numeric / prefix:

  • one - 1 can also be read ワン. 壱, 弌 and 壹 are used in legal documents ワン

~の noun / suffix:

  • best

~の noun:

  • first; foremost


  • beginning; start
  • ace (playing card) エース
  • bottom string (on a shamisen, etc.)

Example Sentences

I'm also in favour so it's three to one. And thus your objection is overruled.
The exchange unfolding in front of my eyes had not a single millimetre of a gap in which for me to slip.
I thought the highest mountain in Tsuyama was Takiyama.
As you're starting from scratch you might as well have gone for a major makeover...
You get drunk on just one centimeter? And Kensuke was such a heavy drinker.

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