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NA-adjective/adjectival noun (keiyodoshi)
the most, the extreme

'taru' adjective
Adverb taking the 'to' particle
See also: 最たる
prime, conspicuous

ON: サイ, シュKUN: もっと.も, つま
utmost, most, extreme

Example sentences
全般的に見てもこの学校は最優秀校のひとつだ。Parts: 全般的 (ぜんぱんてき), 見る (みる), 此の (この), 学校 (がっこう), (さい), 優秀 (ゆうしゅう), (こう), 一つ (ひとつ)By and large, this school is one of the best.

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