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ikinari
adverb, no adjective

Alternate Written Forms:

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[いきな(行成)·]
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[()··なり()]
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[()·きなり()]
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yukinari
[()··()·]
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[ゆきな(行成)·]
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[()··なり()]
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[()·きなり()]
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English Meaning(s) for いきなり

adverb, no adjective
  1. abruptly; suddenly; all of a sudden; without warning

Definition and Synonyms for いきなり

Abruptly quickly and without warning
Synonyms: つと, ふと, さっと, ついと, つっと, ばっと, ひたと, ふいと, ふっと, パッと, いきなり, たちまち, にわかに, やにわに, 不意に, 俄然, 忽然, , 急に, 急激, 突として, 突如, 突然, 頓に
Suddenly happening unexpectedly
Synonyms: つと, ふと, ついと, はたと, ひたと, ふいと, ふっと, パッと, いきなり, たちまち, にわかに, やにわに, 不意に, 俄然, 忽然, , 急に, 急激, 突として, 突如, 突然, 豁然, 頓に
All Of A Sudden without warning
Synonyms: ひたと, いきなり, たちまち, やにわに, 突として, 突如, 突然, 頓に
On The Spur Of The Moment on impulse
Synonyms: ふと, ひたと, ふいと, いきなり, たちまち, にわかに, ひょいと, やにわに, 不意に, 俄然, 忽然, , 急に, 突として, 突如, 突然, 頓に
On The Spur Of The Moment without premeditation
Synonyms: ふと, ひたと, ふいと, いきなり, たちまち, にわかに, ひょいと, やにわに, 不意に, 俄然, 忽然, , 急に, 突として, 突如, 突然, 頓に

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Sample Sentences for いきなり

"What? Are you doubting us?" "B-but, that is, suddenly 'spirit world', 'magical beings' - it's strange to ask me to believe."
Ms Sato is no lightweight. I just saw her chug three bottles of beer.
Skip the pleasantries and get down to business.
After the hatchet job my boss did on my proposal, I'm not sure how long I want to keep on working here.
I don't know. It all happened in an instant.

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