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[だん()·だん()]
dandan
noun, adverb taking the to particle, adverb

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[だん()·だん()]
dandan

English Meaning(s) for 段々

noun, adverb taking the to particle, adverb
  1. gradually; by degrees

Definition and Synonyms for 段々

Bit By Bit in a gradual manner
Synonyms: じんわり, ちびちび, ひたひた, ぼちぼち, ぼつぼつ, ぽちぽち, ぽつぽつ, ゆっくり, ようやく, ジワジワ, 少しずつ, 徐々, 徐ろに, 次第, 次第に, 次第次第に, 段々, 漸次, 漸進的, 追々, 追い追いに
Stairs a flight of stairs or a flight of steps
Synonyms: 懸け橋, 梯子, 梯子段, 段々, , , 階段
Stairway a way of access (upward and downward) consisting of a set of steps
Synonyms: 上がり段, 段々, , , 階梯, 階段, 階段室

Meanings for each kanji in 段々

grade; steps; stairs Kanji Details »
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Categories 段々 is a member of

Stairway a way of access (upward and downward) consisting of a set of steps
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Way any artifact consisting of a road or path affording passage from one place to another
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 段々

Sample Sentences for 段々

At the outset of the long voyage I was seasick, but I gradually began to get my sea legs.
He is getting better by degrees.
As he walked away, his figure gradually became dim under the snow.
My grandmother was gradually becoming forgetful and frail.
As we grow older, our memory becomes weaker.

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