漸く, ようやく

  • yōyaku
JLPT 2

Definition of 漸く,ようやく

adverb (fukushi)

  • finally
  • at last

  • barely
  • narrowly
  • hardly
  • only just

  • gradually
  • little by little
  • by degrees

Related Kanji

steadily, gradually advancing, finally, barely

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Examples of 漸く,ようやく in a Sentence

20電車にようやく間に合った。
I barely made the 9:20 train.
20汽車にようやく間に合った。
I barely made the 9:20 train.
そっか」ウィリーはようやく納得した
Well, OK, Willie finally agreed.
ようやくそのおんな手をきった
He finally broke up with that woman.
Only today did I know the details of the matter.
After an uphill struggle against great odds they finally got the company on its feet again.
去年ようやく長男は泳げるようになった。
It was not until last summer that my oldest son learned to swim.
The recovery of Japan's economy, which has been in a recession for some time, is finally under way.
It is only recently that people have begun to realize the importance of nature conservation.
The ski area we finally arrived at ... snow turned to rain.

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