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ぼんやり

JLPT 3
Romaji
bon'yari
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    adverb (fukushi), adverb taking the `to' particle, noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
    Meaning
    dimly; faintly; indistinctly; vaguely
    Example sentence
    利口なでも時にはぼんやりすることがある Even smart folks become absent-minded at times.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    absentmindedly; vacantly; carelessly
    Example sentence
    ため輪郭ぼんやりしていた The mountain was blurred by fog.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    idly; aimlessly
    Example sentence
    彼女ぼんやりしている She has an absent look on her face.
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    absence of mind; fool; blockhead; dunce
    Example sentence
    彼女ぼんやりと眺めていた She was idly looking out of the window.

Examples of , ぼんやり in a sentence


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