Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Japanese translation of “really”

really

adverb
 
/ˈrɪə·li/
A1 very or very much
とても, 非常に
She’s really nice. I really don’t want to go.
B1 used when you are saying what is true about a situation
実際に, 本当に
She tried to hide what she was really thinking.
A2 used to give particular importance to a verb
本当に, まったく
You really shouldn’t worry.
really? A2 used when you are surprised at what someone has just said
本当?(相手の言葉に驚きを示す)
“Apparently, he’s leaving.” “Really?”
not really B1 used for replying that something is not true in a way that is less strong than just ‘no’
あまり~ない
“Did you like him?” “Not really.”
(Definition of really from the Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Certainty, but you might be interested in these topics from the Chance and possibility topic area:

Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “really” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

sling

to throw or drop something carelessly

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More