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  • on reading:
  • kun reading:
  • ただ
  • meaning(s):
  • only, free, in addition
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ただ free; only
ただただ absolutely; only; emphatic modifier
ならぬ ただならぬ alarming; unusual; serious
ただのひと man in the street; common (ordinary) person
ひたすら nothing but; earnestly; intently
しこん just now
ただいま Here I am; I'm home!; presently; right away; right now; just now
ただごと trivial matter
ただもの ordinary person
ただとり getting something for nothing
ただのり free ride (e.g. on train)
ただただ absolutely; only; emphatic modifier
ただばたらき working for free