まずmazu

adverb:

  • first (of all); to start with; about; almost; anyway; well; now
  • hardly (with neg. verb)

成功seikouni必要hitsuyounanoha何よりもnaniyorimoまずmazu忍耐nintaidato先生senseiha言ったitta The teacher said, "Above all, what is necessary for success is perseverance."

あのanoチームCHIIMUhaあるaruとしてもtoshitemoまずmazu優勝yuushouno望みnozomihaないnai That team has little, if any, chance of winning.

Kanji definition:

センSENさきsakima.zu

before; ahead; previous; future; precedence

Strokes:
6
Radical:
儿 legs
SKIP:
2-4-2
UTF:
5148
JIS208:
32-72
Nanori:
ぽんpon
Hangul:
선 [seon]
Pinyin:
xiān
Stroke order:
Example words:
先生せんせいsensei
teacher; master; doctor; / with names of teachers, etc. as an honorific; / previous existence
先月せんげつsengetsu
last month
先進国せんしんこくsenshinkoku
advanced (developed) country; advanced nations
優先ゆうせんyuusen
preference; priority; precedence
先発せんぱつsenpatsu
starting in advance; starting first; going first; going ahead; / starting (in team sports)

Partial results:

まずもってmazumotteirr.irr.irr.irr.irr.

adverb:

  • first of all; in the first place
まずまずmazumazu Inflection

~の noun / adjectival noun / adverb:

彼のkareno仕事shigotohaまずまずmazumazuno出来dekidagaとてもtotemo優秀yuushuuとはtoha言えなかったienakatta His work was acceptable, but far from excellent.

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