Japanese Dictionary

Meaning of 漸く(ようやく) in Japanese

漸く
JLPT 2
Kana Reading
ようやく
Romaji
yōyaku
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    adverb (fukushi)
    Meaning
    finally; at last
    Example sentence
    ようやくが明けて長い終わった Finally dawn broke; the long night had ended.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    barely; narrowly; hardly; only just
    Example sentence
    ようやく辿りついたスキー場・・・変わっていた The ski area we finally arrived at ... snow turned to rain.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    gradually; little by little; by degrees
    Example sentence
    ようやくツケがまわってきただろう So it's finally time to pay the piper.

Examples of 漸く, ようやく in a sentence



Kanji in this word

JLPT 1

14 strokes

steadily, gradually advancing, finally, barely

On'Yomi: ゼン

Kun'Yomi: やや

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