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まず, 先ず
Adverb, Usually in kana
1. first (of all), firstly, to begin with, before anything else
2. probably, most likely, almost certainly, virtually
3. more or less (satisfactory), on the whole, reasonably
4. anyway, at any rate, for now (at least), for the time being
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混ず, 交ず, 雑ず, まず
Nidan verb, Transitive, See 混ぜる, Archaism
to mix, to stir, to blend
ヒン, ビン, まず.しい
poverty, poor
貧しい, まずしい
1. poor, needy
2. lacking (quantity and quality-wise), scanty, skimpy, slight, inadequate
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まず, 不味い, マズイ, マズい
Usually in kana
1. bad (taste), unpalatable, unsavoury, unsavory, awful, terrible, unpleasant
See 拙い・2
2. poor, unskillful, unskilful, bungling, clumsy
3. ugly, unattractive, homely, plain
See 気不味い
4. awkward, problematic, troublesome, unfavorable, unfavourable, unwise
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まず, 先ずは
Adverb, See まず・1, Usually in kana, more emphatic than まず
1. first of all, to begin with, before anything else
2. probably, most likely, almost certainly, virtually
3. more or less (satisfactory), on the whole, reasonably
4. anyway, at any rate, for now (at least), for the time being
まずまず, 先ず先ず
May take 'no', NA-adjective, Adverb, See まあまあ, Usually in kana
tolerable, passable, adequate, so-so
まず, 不味る
Godan verb, Intransitive, See まずい・2, Colloquialism, Usually in kana, usu. as まずった
to bungle, to make things awkward
まずない, 先ず無い, 先ずない
Expression, Usually in kana
seldom, rarely, scarcely
まずもって, 先ず以て, 先ず以って, まず以て, まず以って, 先以って, 先以て, 先ずもって, 先もって
Adverb, Usually in kana
first of all, in the first place
まず第一に, 先ず第一に, まずだいいちに
first of all, in the first place, to begin with, for starters
1. muzzle, snout
2. muzzle (firearm)
3. muzzle (device to prevent biting)
まずあり得ない, まずありえない
very improbable, vanishingly unlikely, only with a miracle
まず隗より始めよ, まずかいよりはじめよ
Expression, See 隗より始めよ・1, Proverb
1. start with the first step, when embarking on a great project, start with immediate steps
See 隗より始めよ・2
2. he who first suggests it should be the first to do it
つたない, 拙い, まず
Usually in kana
1. poor-quality, shoddy, crude
See 不味い・2
2. unskillful, inexpert, maladroit, inept, foolish, clumsy
3. unlucky
まず, 躓く, つまづく
Godan verb, Intransitive, Usually in kana
1. to trip (over), to stumble
2. to fail, to suffer a setback
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ひとまず, 一先ず, 一先, 一まず, ひと先ず, 一と先ず
Adverb, Usually in kana
1. for now, for the time being, for the present
2. though not quite satisfactorily, after a fashion
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ひざまず, 跪く, ひざまづく
Godan verb, Intransitive, Usually in kana
to kneel
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, なまず
tinea versicolor
胡麻酢, ごまず
Food term
sesame vinegar
まず, 気不味い, きまず
unpleasant, awkward, embarrassing, uneasy
マズ, なまず髭, 鯰髭, ナマズひげ, なまずひげ
drooping moustache
石女, 産まず, 不生女, うまず, せきじょ, しゃくにょ
barren woman, sterile woman
まず, 莢迷, ガマズミ
Usually in kana
linden arrowwood (Viburnum dilatatum), Japanese bush cranberry
まず, 躓き
Usually in kana
1. stumbling
2. failure, misstep, setback
マズ, 鯰号, ナマズごう, なまずごう
earthquake simulator
マズ, ナマズ
Siluridae, family of catfishes
大ナマズ, 大鯰, だいナマズ, だいなまず
giant catfish (mythological being thought to cause earthquakes)
鯰絵, なまず, なまず
See 大鯰
woodblock print depicting a giant catfish (popular in Edo after the 1855 earthquake)
山住み, やまず
1. living in the mountains
2. person living in the mountains
甘葛, あまず
See 蔦, Archaism
1. ivy (esp. Boston ivy, Parthenocissus tricuspidata)
See 甘茶蔓
2. jiaogulan (species of herbaceous vine; Gynostemma pentaphyllum)
甘酢, あまず
sweet vinegar
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跪け, ひざまず
アマ相撲, アマずもう
Sumo term
amateur sumo
, ル, ロウ, まず.しい, やつ.れる, ちいさ.い
poor, impoverished