JLPT N2 Vocabulary


originally, by nature, from the start

JLPT N2 vocabulary list

Learn Japanese vocabulary: (もともと) (motomoto) – Meaning: originally; by nature; from the start​.

Type: Adverb

Level: JLPT N2 Vocabulary


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Example #1

ningen wa motomoto doubutus da.
Man is originally an animal.
Example #2

kono shousetsu wa, motomoto sakusha ga musume no tame ni kakimashita.
The author of this novel originally wrote it for his daughter.
Example #3

motomoto wa satou de wa naku shio wo ajitsuke ni tukatteita.
Originally, salt was used for flavoring instead of sugar.
Example #4

kono tatemono wa, motomoto wa byouin deshita ga, sore wo gakkou ni kaisou shita sou desu.
This building was originally a hospital, but it was converted into a school apparently.

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