Noun, Adverb (fukushi)
1. as (it is); remaining (in a state); keeping (the same); leaving (unchanged)Usually written using kana alone
  • ぶっか物価
  • げんじょう現状
  • まま
  • つづ続く
  • だろう
  • Prices will continue as they are.
Noun, Adverb (fukushi)
2. with (e.g. one's eyes closed, the light on); while (e.g. standing, alive); asUsually written using kana alone, after a past-tense verb describing a state
  • まど
  • 開けた
  • まま
  • 寝る
  • Don't sleep with the windows open.
3. as (one pleases, one is told, etc.); according toUsually written using kana alone, as 〜に
  • あし
  • 向く
  • まま
  • ある歩いた
  • We let our legs do the leading.
4. sicOnly applies to ママ, See also 原文のママ, indicating that the quoted matter has been transcribed exactly as found in the source text
Other forms
儘 【まんま】侭 【まま】侭 【まんま】ママ
儘: Rarely-used kanji form. 儘: Rarely-used kanji form. 侭: Rarely-used kanji form. 侭: Rarely-used kanji form.


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