Adverb (fukushi)
1. exactly; surely; certainly; justUsually written using kana alone, esp. 正に when in kanji
  • ほん
  • つく作れば
  • やす安い
  • はや早い
  • まさに
  • いっきょりょうとく一挙両得
  • Desktop publishing lets you produce books quickly and cheaply. It's like killing two birds with one stone.
Adverb (fukushi)
2. right then; just then; at that momentUsually written using kana alone
  • あなた
  • でんわ電話
  • 鳴った
  • とき
  • まさに
  • 出かけよう
  • とする
  • ところ
  • だった
  • I was about to leave when you telephoned.
Adverb (fukushi)
3. just (about to); on the verge (of doing or happening)Usually written using kana alone, esp. 将に when in kanji
Adverb (fukushi)
4. duly; naturallyUsually written using kana alone, esp. 当に when in kanji
Other forms
将に 【まさに】当に 【まさに】


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