Languages › Japanese Kanarazu: Translation and Pronunciation Share Flipboard Email Print 10'000 Hours/Getty Images Japanese Essential Japanese Vocabulary History & Culture Japanese Grammar By Namiko Abe Japanese Language Expert B.A., Kwansei Gakuin University Namiko Abe is a Japanese language teacher and translator, as well as a Japanese calligraphy expert. She has been a freelance writer for nearly 20 years. our editorial process Namiko Abe Updated February 13, 2019 The Japanese word kanarazu, pronounced "kah-nah-ra-zoo", is translated to mean "certainly", "without fail", "by all means", or "certainly." It a word intended to provide emphasis or accentuation. Japanese characters: 必ず （かならず） Example of Kanarazu in a Sentence Juuji made ni kanarazu kite kudasai. Japanese characters: 十時までに必ず来てください。 Translation: Be sure to come by ten.