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maa
adverb, interjection

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English Meaning(s) for まあ

adverb
  1. just (e.g. "just wait here"); come now; now, now (when urging or consoling)
  2. tolerably; passably; moderately; reasonably; fairly; rather; somewhat
  3. well...; I think...; it would seem...; you might say...; Hmmm, I guess so... (when hesitating to express an opinion)
interjection
  1. oh!; oh dear!; oh, my!; wow!; goodness gracious!; good heavens!

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Sample Sentences for まあ

I sort of like him.
She's honest enough, but can you really trust her?
He is a kind of gentleman.
"I've heard about it, Koichi" "You don't need to say anything more, I know. It's the summer festival incident at the shrine, right?"
Well, I'll take my time.

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