JLPT N3 Grammar (futo)

Meaning

suddenly; accidentally; unexpectedly; unintentionally

How to use

ふと + action

Learn Japanese grammar: (futo). Meaning: suddenly; accidentally; unexpectedly; unintentionally.

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- Example Sentences

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Example #1

ふとまちでかれにあった。
futo machi de kare ni atta.
I met him in the street by chance.
Example #2

すばらしいかんがえがふとこころにうかんだ。
subarashii kangae ga kokoro ni ukanda.
A brilliant idea just occurred to me.
Example #3

わたしはあのみせでめずらしいものをふとみつけた。
watashi wa ano mise de mezurashii mono o futo mitsuketa.
I came across a rare item at that store.
Example #4

さいふがないのにふときがついた。
saifu ga nai no ni futo ki ga tsuita.
He suddenly realized he had lost his wallet.
Example #5

かれはわざとそうしたのだとふとわたしはおもった。
kare wa wazato sou shita no da to futo watashi wa omotta.
It just occurred to me that he had done it on purpose.
Example #6

かのじょはふとめいあんをおもいついた。
kanojo wa futo meian o omoitsuita.
She hit on a good idea.

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