Learn JLPT N2 Grammar (osoraku)

Meaning

perhaps; likely; probably; I dare say

How to use

おそらく + phrase

Learn Japanese grammar: 【おそらく】(osoraku). Meaning: perhaps; likely; probably; I dare say.

Is often used in both the kanji and hiragana forms.

JLPT grammar 恐らく (osoraku)  - Learn Japanese

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Example #1

かれはおそらくパーティーにはこないだろう。
kare wa osoraku patii ni wa konai darou.
He probably won't come to the party.
Example #2

これはおそらくまちがいです。
kore wa osoraku machigai desu.
This is likely a mistake.
Example #3

それはおそらくかのうです。
sore wa osoraku kanou desu.
There might be a possibility.
Example #4

おそらくかれはしょうちしないでしょう。
osoraku kare wa shouchi shinai deshou.
I'm afraid he won't agree.
Example #5

そのことはおそらくきみのいうとおりでしょう。
sono koto wa osoraku kimi no iu toori deshou.
I dare say you're right about that.
Example #6

かれは35さいだというが、おそらく50さいちかいだろう。
kare wa 35 sai da to iu ga, osoraku 50 sai chikai darou.
He claims to be 35, but he is probably more like 50.

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