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How to say Maybe In Japanese?

KanjiHiragana
ε€šεˆ†γŸγΆγ‚“
Pronunciation: tabun
How to Say It Outloud: tah-boon
Usage: It is often used to express uncertainty or possibility.
Example Sentence Japanese:明ζ—₯γ―ε€šεˆ†ι›¨γŒι™γ‚‹γ§γ—γ‚‡γ†γ€‚
Example Sentence English:It will probably rain tomorrow.
KanjiHiragana
ζγ‚‰γγŠγγ‚‰γ
Pronunciation: osoraku
How to Say It Outloud: oh-soh-rah-koo
Usage: Used to express high probability or likelihood.
Example Sentence Japanese:彼は恐らくζ₯γͺいでしょう。
Example Sentence English:He will probably not come.
Kanji
γ‹γ‚‚γ—γ‚Œγͺい
Pronunciation: kamoshirenai
How to Say It Outloud: kah-moh-shee-reh-nah-ee
Usage: Used to express a lower probability or possibility.
Example Sentence Japanese:彼はζ₯γ‚‹γ‹γ‚‚γ—γ‚Œγͺい。
Example Sentence English:He might come.
Katakana
ヒしかして
Pronunciation: moshikashite
How to Say It Outloud: moh-shee-kah-shee-teh
Usage: Used to express a possibility in a questioning tone.
Example Sentence Japanese:もしかして彼はζ₯γ‚‹γ‹γ‚‚γ—γ‚Œγͺい。
Example Sentence English:He might possibly come.

Dictionary

θ‹₯γ—γ‹γ—γŸγ‚‰γ‚‚γ—γ‹γ—γŸγ‚‰Common wordjlpt-n2jlpt-n1
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
Adverb (fukushi)
  • perhaps; maybe; perchance; by some chance; by any chance
ε€šεˆ†γŸγΆγ‚“Common wordjlpt-n3jlpt-n5
Adverb (fukushi)
  • probably; likely; perhaps; maybe
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
  • a lot of; much; many; considerable; large (amount); generous
θ‹₯しかするともしかするとCommon wordjlpt-n2jlpt-n1
Adverb (fukushi)
  • perhaps; possibly; maybe; by some chance
θ‹₯しかしてもしかしてCommon wordjlpt-n1
Adverb (fukushi)
  • perhaps; possibly; maybe; by any chance; if I'm not mistaken
Adverb (fukushi)
  • if; in case; in the event that
δΊ‹γ«γ‚ˆγ‚‹γ¨γ“γ¨γ«γ‚ˆγ‚‹γ¨jlpt-n1
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
  • possibly; maybe; perhaps
ひょっとするとひょっとするとCommon word
Adverb (fukushi)
  • perhaps; maybe; possibly
ζˆ–γ„γ―γ‚γ‚‹γ„γ―Common wordjlpt-n3jlpt-n1
Conjunction
  • or; either ... or
Adverb (fukushi)
  • maybe; perhaps; possibly
Adverb (fukushi)
  • some ... and others ...; sometimes ... and at other times ...
ε€§ζ–ΉγŠγŠγ‹γŸCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • large part; greater part; majority
Noun
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • people in general; general public; public at large
Adverb (fukushi)
  • mostly; for the most part; almost; nearly
Adverb (fukushi)
  • probably; maybe; perhaps
かもねかもね
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
  • maybe; could be; might
事にするとことにすると
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
  • perhaps; maybe; possibly
もしかしもしかし
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
Adverb (fukushi)
  • perhaps; maybe; by some chance
蓋しけだし
Adverb (fukushi)
  • certainly; really; truly; indeed
Adverb (fukushi)
  • possibly; maybe; perhaps; probably
ワンチャンワンチャン
Noun
  • one chance; only opportunity
Noun
  • maybe; perhaps; there is a chance that
Noun
  • one-night stand
γ‚ˆγ†γ‚ˆγ†
Auxiliary verb
  • (I) will; (I) shall
Auxiliary verb
  • let's
Auxiliary verb
  • (I) wonder (if); might it be (that); maybe; perhaps; perchance
Wikipedia definition
  • Carbuncle
θžγ„γ¦ζ₯΅ζ₯½θ¦‹γ¦εœ°η„γγ„γ¦γ”γγ‚‰γγΏγ¦γ˜γ”γ
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
  • don't believe everything you hear; what is a paradise on hearsay may be a hell at sight
パむベγƒͺン
Wikipedia definition
  • Maybelline

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