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[いち()·ばん()]
ichiban
noun, no adjective, adverb

Alternate Written Forms:

[いち()·ばん()]
ichiban

Root Words:

[いち() + ばん()]
ichi + ban

English Meaning(s) for 一番

noun, no adjective
  1. number one; first; first place
adverb
  1. best; most
noun
  1. game; round; bout
adverb
  1. as a test; as an experiment; by way of experiment; by way of trial; tentatively
noun
  1. song (e.g. in noh); piece

Definition and Synonyms for 一番

Foremost before anything else
Synonyms: まず, とりあえず, ひとつがい, まずもって, 一番, 何はさておき, 第一
Foremost prominently forward
Synonyms: まず, ひとつがい, まずもって, 一番, 真っ先に
First before another in time, space, or importance
Synonyms: まず, ひとつがい, まずもって, 一番, 1等
Better from a position of superiority or authority
Synonyms: ひとつがい, 一番
Number One the first element in a countable series
Synonyms: ピン, トップ, ひとつがい, ナンバーワン, 一番, いの一番, 一番目, 最前, 第一
Number One the first or highest in an ordering or series
Synonyms: はじめ, トップ, ひとつがい, ナンバーワン, 一番, いの一番, 一級, 光一, 初め, 初める, 最初, 真っ先, 第一, 1等, 随一

Meanings for each kanji in 一番

one; one radical (no.1) Kanji Details »
turn; number in a series Kanji Details »

Categories 一番 is a member of

Ordinal Number the number designating place in an ordered sequence
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 一番

Sample Sentences for 一番

Who is the best singer in our company?
Where's the nearest art gallery?
Can you tell me where the nearest pay phone is?
Which is the hottest of all the seasons?
I sold the best jewel that I had.

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