Meaning

Primary

Once

Alternative

One Time

Word Type

noun

Explanation

One universal event can only happen once. It's too rare to happen more than that.

Reading

いっぺん
Kyoko
(Tokyo accent, female)
Kenichi
(Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

This is a jukugo word that uses the on'yomi readings of the kanji. You should be able to read this on your own. Just watch out because へん becomes ぺん here.

Context

Context Sentences

一遍だけでいいから、キャビアを食べてみたかったの。

I wanted to eat caviar but one time was enough.

Kanji Composition