Definition of (ただ)

ただ

ただ

tada

no-adjective, noun
1.
ordinary, common, usual(usually kana)
2.
free of charge(usually kana)(only 只)
3.
unaffected, as is, safe(usu. as ただでは...)
adverb
4.
only, merely, just, simply
conjunction
5.
but, however, nevertheless(esp. 但)
Other readings:
ただ《唯》
ただ《徒》
ただ《但》
ただ《常》
タダ
Related Kanji
only, free, in addition
solely, only, merely, simply
on foot, junior, emptiness, vanity, futility, uselessness, ephemeral thing, gang, set, party, people
however, but
usual, ordinary, normal, common, regular, continually, always, long-lasting
Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 211 results)

I was waiting all alone

No, thank you. I am just looking

しょうじ
少女
つづ
続けた
The little girl just kept crying

They were all so tired that they could do nothing but yawn

Only one way to live

No, thank you. I'm just looking

Just keep on walking

I just wish we could leave this horrible place

I did nothing during the holidays

All you have to do is to wait

I could see nothing but fog

He was merely sitting in the place

This house is conveniently situated but the trouble is that it is too small for my large family

わた
なに
何も
いっしょうけんめ
一生懸命
はた
働く
ほう
I prefer working hard to just sitting idle

When she heard it, she just cried

I have not spoken to our new neighbors; I simply know them by sight

You can't get anything for nothing

They are merely different

かれ
どうよう
同様の
だん
値段
He bought the picture for next to nothing

Just imitate what he does
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