Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 12 strokes
Taught in grade 4

Search words that:
- start with 然
- end with 然
- contain 然
sort of thing, so, if so, in that case, well
KUN:
  • しか
    shika
  • しか.り
    shika.ri
  • しか.し
    shika.shi
  • sa
ON:
  • ゼン
    zen
  • ネン
    nen
Written with 12 strokes
Taught in grade 4
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 455 results)

conjunction
however, but(usually kana)
Other readings:
しかし《併し》

conjunction
and, like that(usually kana)

noun
1.
nature
na-adjective, noun
2.
natural, spontaneous, automatic
adverb, to-adverb
3.
naturally, spontaneously, automatically

noun, no-adjective
1.
nature, spontaneity
See also:人工 (antonym)
2.
natural airhead(abbreviation, colloquialism)
See also:天然ボケ

no-adjective, na-adjective, adverb
abrupt, sudden, unexpected

noun, na-adjective, no-adjective
1.
coincidence, chance, accident, fortuity
See also:必然 (antonym)
adverb
2.
by chance, unexpectedly, accidentally
noun
3.
contingency (philosophy)

adverb
1.
(not) at all, (not) in the slightest(with neg. sentence)
2.
wholly, entirely, completely, totally(neg. context, e.g. 全然反対)
3.
extremely, very(colloquialism)(pos. context, e.g. 全然いいよ)

conjunction
1.
moreover, furthermore(usually kana)
2.
nevertheless, and yet(usually kana)
Other readings:
しかも《而も》
しかも《併も》[1]
Notes:
  1. word containing irregular kanji usage

conjunction
and, and then, thus, and now, and finally(usually kana)
Other readings:
そして《而して》
しかして《然して》
しかして《而して》
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 1879 results)

But why

ぜん
自然に
It'll cure itself naturally

I'm not at all tired

I have no idea

He was suddenly very happy

Suddenly, it became noisy

Everything happened all at once

ぐうぜん
偶然に
かのじょ
彼女
I met her by accident

However, it is too expensive

かのじょ
彼女
ぐうぜん
偶然
出会う
I bump into her

I'd appreciate it if you could do that

So they hopped down to the spring and drank from the clear water

とつぜん
突然
そら
くら
暗く
あめ
All at once the sky became dark and it started to rain

He said he was sure to succeed; he failed, however

And so the man came in

"Forever and always?" asked the little black rabbit

I took it for granted that you knew the whole matter

This book of his isn't interesting at all

とつぜん
突然
そら
くら
暗く
All of a sudden the sky became dark