What Does the Japanese Word "Mata" Mean?

The Japanese word "mata" means again, once more, too, also, or moreover. 

How to Pronunce Mata

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Japanese characters

また

A Sample Sentence With Mata

Mata nesugoshite chikokushite shimatta.
また寝過ごして、遅刻してしまった。

Translation:

I slept in again and was late for school.

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