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mou
adverb, interjection

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English Meaning(s) for もう

adverb
  1. now; soon; shortly; before long; presently
  2. already; yet; by now; (not) anymore
  3. further; more; again; another; the other
interjection
  1. tsk; dammit; jeez; come on; what the hell

Definition and Synonyms for もう

Already prior to a specified or implied time
Synonyms: もう, かねて, すでに, とうに, もはや, かねがね, とっくに, 今や, 早くも
Soon in the near future
Synonyms: すぐ, どれ, もう, いずれ, やがて, そのうち, そろそろ, ただいま, ほどなく, まもなく, もうすぐ, いくばくもない, いくばくもなく, 不日, 今に, 今や, 今にも, 只今, 日ならず, 近々, 近い, 近く, 近いうちに, 追っかけ, 追っつく, 追っかける, 追っ付け, 遠からず, 間もない

Stroke Order Diagrams for もう

Sample Sentences for もう

A little more.
He is now almost as tall as his father.
Naomi shifted her bag from one hand to the other.
You're not as young as you used to be.
Let's end this debate.

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