乍ら, ながら

  • nagara
JLPT 5

Definition of 乍ら,ながら

particle

  • while
  • during
  • as

  • while
  • although
  • though
  • despite
  • in spite of
  • notwithstanding

  • all
  • both

  • as (i.e. "as always", "as long ago")
  • in (i.e. "in tears")

Related Kanji

though, notwithstanding, while, during, both, all

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Examples of 乍ら,ながら in a Sentence

What little money he earned he spent on books.
彼女身振り交えながら演説した
She accompanied her speech with gestures.
ふむ」 武田先生口ひげ捻りながらうなった
Hrmm, mumbled Professor Takeda as he twisted his moustache.
食事ながら読みまた。
I read a book while eating.
あのには幽霊がいる」と震えながら言った
The castle is haunted, he said with a shiver.
「うへへ」おっかさん首を振りながらクスクス笑った
Hee hee, his mother chuckled, shaking her head.
He tried to brave it out while held as a hostage.
Right, I said, shivering at this recital as a man would who gets hysterical while taking a shower if a bit of soap stings his eye.
「それがね、お母さん主婦悲しみ涙を流しながら言った
Oh, mother, said the housewife, breaking into bitter tears.
やあ」とトムはにこにこながら言った
Hello, said Tom, smiling.
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