偶然, ぐうぜん

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JLPT 3

Definition of 偶然,ぐうぜん

adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi), nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no', adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • (by) chance
  • unexpectedly
  • suddenly
  • accident
  • fortuity

Examples of 偶然,ぐうぜん in a Sentence

は、偶然旧友に会った。
I met an old friend by chance.
あなたは名前偶然知っていません
Do you happen to know his name?
When the earthquake occurred, I happened to be watching TV.
コロンブスがアメリカ発見したのは、偶然だった
Columbus' discovery of America was accidental.
Such things often happen by accident rather than by design.
そのことがらほんの偶然にすぎない
The matter is nothing more than an accident.
The war didn't break out by accident.
その偶然彼女出くわした
I met her in the store by accident.
その爆発偶然に起こった
The explosion came about by accident.
その発見全く偶然だった
That discovery was quite accidental.
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