Meaning

Primary

Solely

Alternatives

Only, Merely, Simply, Just

Word Type

adverb, の adjective

Explanation

The kanji means solely, and this means solely, but also other related things like only or merely. They're all pretty close, so try to remember a few!

Reading

ただ
Kyoko
(Tokyo accent, female)
Kenichi
(Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

To spice up something you'd describe with words like only and simply use Ta da! (ただ) to spice it up. It's like magic! Now it isn't just a gift, it's a TA DA surprise gift.

Context

Context Sentences

彼女は私の母ではなく唯の付き添い人です。

She is not my mother, she’s just a chaperone.

Kanji Composition