ほとほとhotohoto

adverb:

  • quite (usu. negative connotation); utterly; really

お手伝いさんotetsudaisanha毎日mainichino家事kajiにはnihaほとほとhotohotoうんざりunzariしていたshiteita The maid was dead tired of her household chores.

Kanji definition:

タイTAIサイSAIほとほとhotohotoほとんhoton.doあやういayaui

almost; quite; really

Strokes:
9
Radical:
歹歺 death
SKIP:
1-4-5
UTF:
6b86
JIS208:
43-56
Hangul:
태 [tae]
Pinyin:
dài
Stroke order:
Example words:
殆どの人ほとんどのひとhotondonohito
almost everyone
危殆きたいkitai
danger; jeopardy; distress
彼を知り己を知れば百戦殆からずかれをしりおのれをしればひゃくせんあやうからずkarewoshirionorewoshirebahyakusen'ayaukarazu
if you know your enemy and know yourself, in a hundred battles you will never be defeated; know your enemy

Partial results:

ほとんどhotondoirr.

adverbial noun / temporal noun:

  • mostly; nearly; practically; well-nigh; almost invariably; all but; just about; almost

このkono宇宙uchuuにはniha知的生命体chitekiseimeitaiga存在sonzaiするsurunohaまずmazu間違いないmachigainaito思うomougaそのsono生命体seimeitaiga地球chikyuuni来るkuru可能性kanouseiha殆どhotondo無しnashi I think it is certain that there is intelligent life in this universe, but the likelihood of that life coming to Earth is practically nil.

ほとんどないhotondonai

expression:

  • almost never; few and far between; little or nothing; hardly any; hardly anything at all; very little
ほとんどのひとhotondonohito

expression:

  • almost everyone

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