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Adverb (fukushi)
Usually written using kana alone
perhaps, maybe, perchance, by some chance, by any chancepeut êtreмо́жет быть, быть мо́жетvielleicht, möglicherweise, eventuell

ON: ジャク, ニャク, ニャKUN: わか.い, わか-, も.しくわ, も.し, も.しくは, ごと.し
young, if, perhaps, possibly, low number, immature

Example sentences
この空模様だと、もしかしたら午後にはひと雨降るかもしれません。Parts: 此の (この), 空模様 (そらもよう), 若しかしたら (もしかしたら), 午後 (ごご), には, 一雨 (ひとあめ), 降る (ふる), かも知れない (かもしれない)From the look of the sky, it may rain in the afternoon.

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