突然, とつぜん

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JLPT 3

Definition of 突然,とつぜん

adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi), nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no', adverb (fukushi)

  • abrupt
  • sudden
  • unexpected
  • all at once

Examples of 突然,とつぜん in a Sentence

Everything happened all at once.
突然長女が「ほしい」と言い出しました
Suddenly the eldest daughter spoke up, saying, "I want candy."
時間仕事続けていたら突然気分が悪くなりました。
I had been working for two hours when I suddenly felt sick.
All of a sudden, the thirty-story skyscraper went up in flames.
ある奇妙な考え突然うかんだ。
A strange idea sprang up in my mind.
ある突然女は通りに会った。
It happened one morning that she met him on the street.
いろいろなあるものの恐竜なぜ突然絶滅してしまったはまだままある
There are many theories about the sudden extinction of the dinosaurs, but the real cause still remains anyone's guess.
The family was shook up when the grandmother died unexpectedly.
お母さん突然歌い始めた。
All of a sudden my mother began to sing.
All at once, the Buddhist priest burst into laughter, spoiling the solemn atmosphere.
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