Kanji details for

Common kanji
Uses 5 strokes
Jinmeiyou Kanji (used in names)

Search words that:
- start with 只
- end with 只
- contain 只
only, free, in addition
KUN:
  • ただ
    tada
ON:
  • shi
Written with 5 strokes
Jinmeiyou Kanji (used in names)
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 30 results)

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

adverb, na-adjective
intently, single-mindedly, devotedly, solely, earnestly, with all one's heart(usually kana)
Other readings:
ひたすら《一向》
ひたすら《頓》

interjection, expression
1.
Here I am, I'm home!(usually kana, abbreviation)
noun (temporal), adverb
2.
presently, right away, right now, just now
Other readings:
ただいま《唯今》[1]
ただいま《只今》
Notes:
  1. word containing out-dated kanji

expression
all's grist that comes to his mill, turn everything to good account, turn anything to profit(proverb)
Other readings:
転んでも只では起きない【ころんでもただではおきない】

expression
all's grist that comes to his mill, turn everything to good account, turn anything to profit(proverb)
Other readings:
転んでも只では起きぬ【ころんでもただではおきぬ】

expression
all's grist that comes to his mill, turn everything to good account, turn anything to profit(proverb)
Other readings:
転んでも只は起きない【ころんでもただはおきない】

expression
all's grist that comes to his mill, turn everything to good account, turn anything to profit(proverb)
Other readings:
転んでも只は起きぬ【ころんでもただはおきぬ】

noun
shikantaza, meditation practice where one stays intensely focused without focusing on any particular object(Buddhist term)
Other readings:
祗管打坐【しかんたざ】
只管打座【しかんたざ】[1]
Notes:
  1. word containing irregular kanji usage

expression, interjection
Here I am, I'm home!
See also:ただ今
Other readings:
只今帰りました【ただいまかえりました】
ただ今帰りました【ただいまかえりました】
Show more example words
Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 223 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