最中に [さいちゅうに] (saichuuni)
Meaning: right in the middle of
Example: Right in the middle of the ceremony, the lights went out.
JLPT Level: 2
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|Just as~ is happening. Express that something stops another thing already in progress.|| |
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|Amatuka||Happens to me all the time since I got a game controller - it doesn't count as 'activity' as far as the OS is concerned ;_;.|| |
|your name||This word can also be pronounced "sanaka", and has appeared in that form in several JLPT 1 guidebooks.|| |
|Snake||theres also 真っ最中, meaning in the midst of, e.g. |
受験の真っ最中 - in the midst of taking a test.
|Miki||When we say 受験の真っ最中 it means being in the exam season. ex 受験の真っ最中ですが、気分転換にディズニー・シーに遊びに行きました。in the midst of taking a test would be just '受験中に' or '試験中に'. 受験 might be special.|| |
|bamboo4||As compared with 真っ最中（まっさいちゅう）、真っ直中（まっただなか）I think has more of an urgency or reality.|
|Snake||ah ok thanks, I thought there may have been that sort of nuance to it (saw it in GTO ^^)|| |
|bamboo4||What the hell is GTO?|
|Miki||Great Teacher Onizuka|| |
|bamboo4||Okay, you compelled me to ask. Who is GTO?|
|dc||This やつ!|| |
|bamboo4||I see, thanks! You guys float in a dimension that is completely alien to me. But, its alright, I don't wanna know.|| |
|Miki||hmm Pls do not includ me in the guys. 私は、おたくじゃない！There was TV drama, GTO, starred by Sorimachi and Fujiwara Norika.|| |
|nazonatte69||Is this similar to 途中？、してる間？|| |
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