Definition of 正に (まさに)





exactly, surely, certainly, just(usually kana)(esp. 正に when in kanji)
right then, just then, at that moment(usually kana)
just (about to), on the verge (of doing or happening)(usually kana)(esp. 将に when in kanji)
duly, naturally(usually kana)(esp. 当に when in kanji)
Other readings:
Related Kanji
correct, justice, righteous, 10**40
leader, commander, general, admiral, or, and again, soon, from now on, just about
hit, right, appropriate, himself
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It is high time I was going

She was about to start

The accident happened before my very eyes

The weather has been nice all week; it is high time we went on a hike

This is just what I wanted

He is the very man that I'm looking for

When I arrived at the station, the train was just about to leave

They were about to leave when I arrived there

He was about to start

She was on the point of leaving

She was about to go out

The sun was about to set

This is the very camera I've wanted for a long time

This is exactly the same camera that I have lost

I was about to leave when you telephoned

I was about to leave the house then

The very opposite is the truth

As the proverb goes, time really is money

This is the very video I have been looking for

The boy was on the point of drowning when his father came to his rescue
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