"incidentally" meaning in English

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Adverb

Forms: more incidentally [comparative], most incidentally [superlative]
Etymology: incidental + -ly Etymology templates: {{suffix|en|incidental|ly}} incidental + -ly Head templates: {{en-adv}} incidentally (comparative more incidentally, superlative most incidentally)
  1. (manner) In an incidental manner; not of central or critical importance. Translations (in an incidental manner): kalimthi (Albanian), صُدْفَةً (ṣudfatan) (Arabic), իմիջիայլոց (imiǰiaylocʿ) (Armenian), выпадко́ва (vypadkóva) (Belarusian), случа́йно (slučájno) (Bulgarian), 偶然 (ǒurán) (Chinese Mandarin), sivuten (Finnish), ohimennen (Finnish), incidemment (French), nebenbei (German), érintőleg (Hungarian), érintőlegesen (Hungarian), futólag (Hungarian), mellékesen (Hungarian), incidentalmente (Italian), たまたま (tamatama) (Japanese), 偶然 (gūzen) (alt: ぐうぜん) (Japanese), 우연히 (uyeonhi) (Korean), incydentalnie (Polish), incidentalmente (Portuguese), apropo (Romanian), случа́йно (slučájno) (Russian), eadar dà sgeul (Scottish Gaelic), incidentalmente (Spanish), apropå (Swedish), i förbigående (Swedish), sırası gelmişken (Turkish), bu arada (Turkish), bir ara (Turkish), lâf arasında (Turkish), випадко́во (vypadkóvo) (Ukrainian)
    Sense id: en-incidentally-en-adv-eVPsURm2 Topics: manner Disambiguation of 'in an incidental manner': 90 7 2
  2. By chance; in an unplanned way.
    Sense id: en-incidentally-en-adv-Fj4kHxPE
  3. (speech act, conjunctive) Parenthetically, by the way. Tags: conjunctive Synonyms (parenthetically): apropos, as a matter of fact, by the way Translations (by the way — see also by the way): عَلَى فِكْرَة (ʕalā fikra) (Arabic), между́ дру́гото (meždú drúgoto) (Bulgarian), parenteze (Esperanto), muuten (Finnish), sattua (note: verb; "happen to") (Finnish), apropos (German), übrigens (German), im Übrigen (German), nebenbei gesagt (German), egyébként (Hungarian), amúgy (Hungarian), mellesleg (Hungarian), dála an scéil (Irish), per inciso (Italian), nawiasem mówiąc (Polish), a propósito (Portuguese), aliás (Portuguese), кста́ти (kstáti) (Russian), ме́жду про́чим (méždu próčim) (Russian), por cierto (Spanish), a propósito (Spanish), до ре́чі (do réči) (Ukrainian), між і́ншим (miž ínšym) (Ukrainian), à này (Vietnamese), אַגבֿ (agev) (Yiddish) Translations (without looking for something/somebody): kalimthi (Albanian), toevalligerwijze (Dutch), sattumoisin (Finnish), sattumalta (Finnish), zufällig (German), zufälligerweise (German), véletlenül (Hungarian), casualmente (Italian), acidentalmente (Portuguese), por acaso (Portuguese), casualmente (Spanish)
    Sense id: en-incidentally-en-adv-QskdPwIl Categories (other): English entries with incorrect language header, English terms suffixed with -ly Disambiguation of English entries with incorrect language header: 10 1 89 Disambiguation of English terms suffixed with -ly: 6 0 94 Disambiguation of 'parenthetically': 2 0 98 Disambiguation of 'by the way — see also by the way': 2 2 96 Disambiguation of 'without looking for something/somebody': 31 0 69
The following are not (yet) sense-disambiguated
Related terms: coincidentally

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      "sense": "in an incidental manner",
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          "text": "The book discussed the subject, but only incidentally."
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        "(manner) In an incidental manner; not of central or critical importance."
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          "_dis1": "90 7 2",
          "code": "sq",
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          "sense": "in an incidental manner",
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          "_dis1": "90 7 2",
          "code": "fr",
          "lang": "French",
          "sense": "in an incidental manner",
          "word": "incidemment"
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          "_dis1": "90 7 2",
          "code": "de",
          "lang": "German",
          "sense": "in an incidental manner",
          "word": "nebenbei"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "90 7 2",
          "code": "hu",
          "lang": "Hungarian",
          "sense": "in an incidental manner",
          "word": "érintőleg"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "90 7 2",
          "code": "hu",
          "lang": "Hungarian",
          "sense": "in an incidental manner",
          "word": "érintőlegesen"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "90 7 2",
          "code": "hu",
          "lang": "Hungarian",
          "sense": "in an incidental manner",
          "word": "futólag"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "90 7 2",
          "code": "hu",
          "lang": "Hungarian",
          "sense": "in an incidental manner",
          "word": "mellékesen"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "90 7 2",
          "code": "it",
          "lang": "Italian",
          "sense": "in an incidental manner",
          "word": "incidentalmente"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "90 7 2",
          "code": "ja",
          "lang": "Japanese",
          "roman": "tamatama",
          "sense": "in an incidental manner",
          "word": "たまたま"
        },
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          "_dis1": "90 7 2",
          "alt": "ぐうぜん",
          "code": "ja",
          "lang": "Japanese",
          "roman": "gūzen",
          "sense": "in an incidental manner",
          "word": "偶然"
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          "_dis1": "90 7 2",
          "code": "ko",
          "lang": "Korean",
          "roman": "uyeonhi",
          "sense": "in an incidental manner",
          "word": "우연히"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "90 7 2",
          "code": "pl",
          "lang": "Polish",
          "sense": "in an incidental manner",
          "word": "incydentalnie"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "90 7 2",
          "code": "pt",
          "lang": "Portuguese",
          "sense": "in an incidental manner",
          "word": "incidentalmente"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "90 7 2",
          "code": "ro",
          "lang": "Romanian",
          "sense": "in an incidental manner",
          "word": "apropo"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "90 7 2",
          "code": "ru",
          "lang": "Russian",
          "roman": "slučájno",
          "sense": "in an incidental manner",
          "word": "случа́йно"
        },
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          "_dis1": "90 7 2",
          "code": "gd",
          "lang": "Scottish Gaelic",
          "sense": "in an incidental manner",
          "word": "eadar dà sgeul"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "90 7 2",
          "code": "es",
          "lang": "Spanish",
          "sense": "in an incidental manner",
          "word": "incidentalmente"
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          "_dis1": "90 7 2",
          "code": "sv",
          "lang": "Swedish",
          "sense": "in an incidental manner",
          "word": "apropå"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "90 7 2",
          "code": "sv",
          "lang": "Swedish",
          "sense": "in an incidental manner",
          "word": "i förbigående"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "90 7 2",
          "code": "tr",
          "lang": "Turkish",
          "sense": "in an incidental manner",
          "word": "sırası gelmişken"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "90 7 2",
          "code": "tr",
          "lang": "Turkish",
          "sense": "in an incidental manner",
          "word": "bu arada"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "90 7 2",
          "code": "tr",
          "lang": "Turkish",
          "sense": "in an incidental manner",
          "word": "bir ara"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "90 7 2",
          "code": "tr",
          "lang": "Turkish",
          "sense": "in an incidental manner",
          "word": "lâf arasında"
        },
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          "_dis1": "90 7 2",
          "code": "uk",
          "lang": "Ukrainian",
          "roman": "vypadkóvo",
          "sense": "in an incidental manner",
          "word": "випадко́во"
        }
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        {
          "text": "Incidentally, did you hear anything new from your brother yesterday?"
        }
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        "Parenthetically, by the way."
      ],
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          "by the way"
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        "(speech act, conjunctive) Parenthetically, by the way."
      ],
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          "_dis1": "2 0 98",
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          "word": "apropos"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "2 0 98",
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          "word": "as a matter of fact"
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          "_dis1": "2 0 98",
          "sense": "parenthetically",
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          "_dis1": "31 0 69",
          "code": "sq",
          "lang": "Albanian",
          "sense": "without looking for something/somebody",
          "word": "kalimthi"
        },
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          "_dis1": "31 0 69",
          "code": "nl",
          "lang": "Dutch",
          "sense": "without looking for something/somebody",
          "word": "toevalligerwijze"
        },
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          "code": "fi",
          "lang": "Finnish",
          "sense": "without looking for something/somebody",
          "word": "sattumoisin"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "31 0 69",
          "code": "fi",
          "lang": "Finnish",
          "sense": "without looking for something/somebody",
          "word": "sattumalta"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "31 0 69",
          "code": "de",
          "lang": "German",
          "sense": "without looking for something/somebody",
          "word": "zufällig"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "31 0 69",
          "code": "de",
          "lang": "German",
          "sense": "without looking for something/somebody",
          "word": "zufälligerweise"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "31 0 69",
          "code": "hu",
          "lang": "Hungarian",
          "sense": "without looking for something/somebody",
          "word": "véletlenül"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "31 0 69",
          "code": "it",
          "lang": "Italian",
          "sense": "without looking for something/somebody",
          "word": "casualmente"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "31 0 69",
          "code": "pt",
          "lang": "Portuguese",
          "sense": "without looking for something/somebody",
          "word": "acidentalmente"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "31 0 69",
          "code": "pt",
          "lang": "Portuguese",
          "sense": "without looking for something/somebody",
          "word": "por acaso"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "31 0 69",
          "code": "es",
          "lang": "Spanish",
          "sense": "without looking for something/somebody",
          "word": "casualmente"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "2 2 96",
          "code": "ar",
          "lang": "Arabic",
          "roman": "ʕalā fikra",
          "sense": "by the way — see also by the way",
          "word": "عَلَى فِكْرَة"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "2 2 96",
          "code": "bg",
          "lang": "Bulgarian",
          "roman": "meždú drúgoto",
          "sense": "by the way — see also by the way",
          "word": "между́ дру́гото"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "2 2 96",
          "code": "eo",
          "lang": "Esperanto",
          "sense": "by the way — see also by the way",
          "word": "parenteze"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "2 2 96",
          "code": "fi",
          "lang": "Finnish",
          "sense": "by the way — see also by the way",
          "word": "muuten"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "2 2 96",
          "code": "fi",
          "lang": "Finnish",
          "note": "verb; \"happen to\"",
          "sense": "by the way — see also by the way",
          "word": "sattua"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "2 2 96",
          "code": "de",
          "lang": "German",
          "sense": "by the way — see also by the way",
          "word": "apropos"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "2 2 96",
          "code": "de",
          "lang": "German",
          "sense": "by the way — see also by the way",
          "word": "übrigens"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "2 2 96",
          "code": "de",
          "lang": "German",
          "sense": "by the way — see also by the way",
          "word": "im Übrigen"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "2 2 96",
          "code": "de",
          "lang": "German",
          "sense": "by the way — see also by the way",
          "word": "nebenbei gesagt"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "2 2 96",
          "code": "hu",
          "lang": "Hungarian",
          "sense": "by the way — see also by the way",
          "word": "egyébként"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "2 2 96",
          "code": "hu",
          "lang": "Hungarian",
          "sense": "by the way — see also by the way",
          "word": "amúgy"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "2 2 96",
          "code": "hu",
          "lang": "Hungarian",
          "sense": "by the way — see also by the way",
          "word": "mellesleg"
        },
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          "_dis1": "2 2 96",
          "code": "ga",
          "lang": "Irish",
          "sense": "by the way — see also by the way",
          "word": "dála an scéil"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "2 2 96",
          "code": "it",
          "lang": "Italian",
          "sense": "by the way — see also by the way",
          "word": "per inciso"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "2 2 96",
          "code": "pl",
          "lang": "Polish",
          "sense": "by the way — see also by the way",
          "word": "nawiasem mówiąc"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "2 2 96",
          "code": "pt",
          "lang": "Portuguese",
          "sense": "by the way — see also by the way",
          "word": "a propósito"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "2 2 96",
          "code": "pt",
          "lang": "Portuguese",
          "sense": "by the way — see also by the way",
          "word": "aliás"
        },
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          "_dis1": "2 2 96",
          "code": "ru",
          "lang": "Russian",
          "roman": "kstáti",
          "sense": "by the way — see also by the way",
          "word": "кста́ти"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "2 2 96",
          "code": "ru",
          "lang": "Russian",
          "roman": "méždu próčim",
          "sense": "by the way — see also by the way",
          "word": "ме́жду про́чим"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "2 2 96",
          "code": "es",
          "lang": "Spanish",
          "sense": "by the way — see also by the way",
          "word": "por cierto"
        },
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          "_dis1": "2 2 96",
          "code": "es",
          "lang": "Spanish",
          "sense": "by the way — see also by the way",
          "word": "a propósito"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "2 2 96",
          "code": "uk",
          "lang": "Ukrainian",
          "roman": "do réči",
          "sense": "by the way — see also by the way",
          "word": "до ре́чі"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "2 2 96",
          "code": "uk",
          "lang": "Ukrainian",
          "roman": "miž ínšym",
          "sense": "by the way — see also by the way",
          "word": "між і́ншим"
        },
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          "_dis1": "2 2 96",
          "code": "vi",
          "lang": "Vietnamese",
          "sense": "by the way — see also by the way",
          "word": "à này"
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          "_dis1": "2 2 96",
          "code": "yi",
          "lang": "Yiddish",
          "roman": "agev",
          "sense": "by the way — see also by the way",
          "word": "אַגבֿ"
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}
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      "sense": "in an incidental manner",
      "word": "certainly"
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      "form": "more incidentally",
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        "comparative"
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    {
      "form": "most incidentally",
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        {
          "text": "The book discussed the subject, but only incidentally."
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          "ref": "1951 April, D. S. Barrie, “British Railways: A Survey, 1948-1950”, in Railway Magazine, number 600, page 225",
          "text": "Not everybody welcomes standardisation as a principle, because it reduces variety (and, incidentally, tends to dispose of the quainter and more picturesque anomalies).",
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        "In an incidental manner; not of central or critical importance."
      ],
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          "incidental"
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        [
          "central",
          "central"
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          "critical"
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      "raw_glosses": [
        "(manner) In an incidental manner; not of central or critical importance."
      ],
      "topics": [
        "manner"
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    },
    {
      "glosses": [
        "By chance; in an unplanned way."
      ]
    },
    {
      "examples": [
        {
          "text": "Incidentally, did you hear anything new from your brother yesterday?"
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "Parenthetically, by the way."
      ],
      "links": [
        [
          "Parenthetically",
          "parenthetically"
        ],
        [
          "by the way",
          "by the way"
        ]
      ],
      "qualifier": "speech act",
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(speech act, conjunctive) Parenthetically, by the way."
      ],
      "tags": [
        "conjunctive"
      ]
    }
  ],
  "synonyms": [
    {
      "sense": "parenthetically",
      "word": "apropos"
    },
    {
      "sense": "parenthetically",
      "word": "as a matter of fact"
    },
    {
      "sense": "parenthetically",
      "word": "by the way"
    }
  ],
  "translations": [
    {
      "code": "sq",
      "lang": "Albanian",
      "sense": "in an incidental manner",
      "word": "kalimthi"
    },
    {
      "code": "ar",
      "lang": "Arabic",
      "roman": "ṣudfatan",
      "sense": "in an incidental manner",
      "word": "صُدْفَةً"
    },
    {
      "code": "hy",
      "lang": "Armenian",
      "roman": "imiǰiaylocʿ",
      "sense": "in an incidental manner",
      "word": "իմիջիայլոց"
    },
    {
      "code": "be",
      "lang": "Belarusian",
      "roman": "vypadkóva",
      "sense": "in an incidental manner",
      "word": "выпадко́ва"
    },
    {
      "code": "bg",
      "lang": "Bulgarian",
      "roman": "slučájno",
      "sense": "in an incidental manner",
      "word": "случа́йно"
    },
    {
      "code": "cmn",
      "lang": "Chinese Mandarin",
      "roman": "ǒurán",
      "sense": "in an incidental manner",
      "word": "偶然"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "in an incidental manner",
      "word": "sivuten"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "in an incidental manner",
      "word": "ohimennen"
    },
    {
      "code": "fr",
      "lang": "French",
      "sense": "in an incidental manner",
      "word": "incidemment"
    },
    {
      "code": "de",
      "lang": "German",
      "sense": "in an incidental manner",
      "word": "nebenbei"
    },
    {
      "code": "hu",
      "lang": "Hungarian",
      "sense": "in an incidental manner",
      "word": "érintőleg"
    },
    {
      "code": "hu",
      "lang": "Hungarian",
      "sense": "in an incidental manner",
      "word": "érintőlegesen"
    },
    {
      "code": "hu",
      "lang": "Hungarian",
      "sense": "in an incidental manner",
      "word": "futólag"
    },
    {
      "code": "hu",
      "lang": "Hungarian",
      "sense": "in an incidental manner",
      "word": "mellékesen"
    },
    {
      "code": "it",
      "lang": "Italian",
      "sense": "in an incidental manner",
      "word": "incidentalmente"
    },
    {
      "code": "ja",
      "lang": "Japanese",
      "roman": "tamatama",
      "sense": "in an incidental manner",
      "word": "たまたま"
    },
    {
      "alt": "ぐうぜん",
      "code": "ja",
      "lang": "Japanese",
      "roman": "gūzen",
      "sense": "in an incidental manner",
      "word": "偶然"
    },
    {
      "code": "ko",
      "lang": "Korean",
      "roman": "uyeonhi",
      "sense": "in an incidental manner",
      "word": "우연히"
    },
    {
      "code": "pl",
      "lang": "Polish",
      "sense": "in an incidental manner",
      "word": "incydentalnie"
    },
    {
      "code": "pt",
      "lang": "Portuguese",
      "sense": "in an incidental manner",
      "word": "incidentalmente"
    },
    {
      "code": "ro",
      "lang": "Romanian",
      "sense": "in an incidental manner",
      "word": "apropo"
    },
    {
      "code": "ru",
      "lang": "Russian",
      "roman": "slučájno",
      "sense": "in an incidental manner",
      "word": "случа́йно"
    },
    {
      "code": "gd",
      "lang": "Scottish Gaelic",
      "sense": "in an incidental manner",
      "word": "eadar dà sgeul"
    },
    {
      "code": "es",
      "lang": "Spanish",
      "sense": "in an incidental manner",
      "word": "incidentalmente"
    },
    {
      "code": "sv",
      "lang": "Swedish",
      "sense": "in an incidental manner",
      "word": "apropå"
    },
    {
      "code": "sv",
      "lang": "Swedish",
      "sense": "in an incidental manner",
      "word": "i förbigående"
    },
    {
      "code": "tr",
      "lang": "Turkish",
      "sense": "in an incidental manner",
      "word": "sırası gelmişken"
    },
    {
      "code": "tr",
      "lang": "Turkish",
      "sense": "in an incidental manner",
      "word": "bu arada"
    },
    {
      "code": "tr",
      "lang": "Turkish",
      "sense": "in an incidental manner",
      "word": "bir ara"
    },
    {
      "code": "tr",
      "lang": "Turkish",
      "sense": "in an incidental manner",
      "word": "lâf arasında"
    },
    {
      "code": "uk",
      "lang": "Ukrainian",
      "roman": "vypadkóvo",
      "sense": "in an incidental manner",
      "word": "випадко́во"
    },
    {
      "code": "sq",
      "lang": "Albanian",
      "sense": "without looking for something/somebody",
      "word": "kalimthi"
    },
    {
      "code": "nl",
      "lang": "Dutch",
      "sense": "without looking for something/somebody",
      "word": "toevalligerwijze"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "without looking for something/somebody",
      "word": "sattumoisin"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "without looking for something/somebody",
      "word": "sattumalta"
    },
    {
      "code": "de",
      "lang": "German",
      "sense": "without looking for something/somebody",
      "word": "zufällig"
    },
    {
      "code": "de",
      "lang": "German",
      "sense": "without looking for something/somebody",
      "word": "zufälligerweise"
    },
    {
      "code": "hu",
      "lang": "Hungarian",
      "sense": "without looking for something/somebody",
      "word": "véletlenül"
    },
    {
      "code": "it",
      "lang": "Italian",
      "sense": "without looking for something/somebody",
      "word": "casualmente"
    },
    {
      "code": "pt",
      "lang": "Portuguese",
      "sense": "without looking for something/somebody",
      "word": "acidentalmente"
    },
    {
      "code": "pt",
      "lang": "Portuguese",
      "sense": "without looking for something/somebody",
      "word": "por acaso"
    },
    {
      "code": "es",
      "lang": "Spanish",
      "sense": "without looking for something/somebody",
      "word": "casualmente"
    },
    {
      "code": "ar",
      "lang": "Arabic",
      "roman": "ʕalā fikra",
      "sense": "by the way — see also by the way",
      "word": "عَلَى فِكْرَة"
    },
    {
      "code": "bg",
      "lang": "Bulgarian",
      "roman": "meždú drúgoto",
      "sense": "by the way — see also by the way",
      "word": "между́ дру́гото"
    },
    {
      "code": "eo",
      "lang": "Esperanto",
      "sense": "by the way — see also by the way",
      "word": "parenteze"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "by the way — see also by the way",
      "word": "muuten"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "note": "verb; \"happen to\"",
      "sense": "by the way — see also by the way",
      "word": "sattua"
    },
    {
      "code": "de",
      "lang": "German",
      "sense": "by the way — see also by the way",
      "word": "apropos"
    },
    {
      "code": "de",
      "lang": "German",
      "sense": "by the way — see also by the way",
      "word": "übrigens"
    },
    {
      "code": "de",
      "lang": "German",
      "sense": "by the way — see also by the way",
      "word": "im Übrigen"
    },
    {
      "code": "de",
      "lang": "German",
      "sense": "by the way — see also by the way",
      "word": "nebenbei gesagt"
    },
    {
      "code": "hu",
      "lang": "Hungarian",
      "sense": "by the way — see also by the way",
      "word": "egyébként"
    },
    {
      "code": "hu",
      "lang": "Hungarian",
      "sense": "by the way — see also by the way",
      "word": "amúgy"
    },
    {
      "code": "hu",
      "lang": "Hungarian",
      "sense": "by the way — see also by the way",
      "word": "mellesleg"
    },
    {
      "code": "ga",
      "lang": "Irish",
      "sense": "by the way — see also by the way",
      "word": "dála an scéil"
    },
    {
      "code": "it",
      "lang": "Italian",
      "sense": "by the way — see also by the way",
      "word": "per inciso"
    },
    {
      "code": "pl",
      "lang": "Polish",
      "sense": "by the way — see also by the way",
      "word": "nawiasem mówiąc"
    },
    {
      "code": "pt",
      "lang": "Portuguese",
      "sense": "by the way — see also by the way",
      "word": "a propósito"
    },
    {
      "code": "pt",
      "lang": "Portuguese",
      "sense": "by the way — see also by the way",
      "word": "aliás"
    },
    {
      "code": "ru",
      "lang": "Russian",
      "roman": "kstáti",
      "sense": "by the way — see also by the way",
      "word": "кста́ти"
    },
    {
      "code": "ru",
      "lang": "Russian",
      "roman": "méždu próčim",
      "sense": "by the way — see also by the way",
      "word": "ме́жду про́чим"
    },
    {
      "code": "es",
      "lang": "Spanish",
      "sense": "by the way — see also by the way",
      "word": "por cierto"
    },
    {
      "code": "es",
      "lang": "Spanish",
      "sense": "by the way — see also by the way",
      "word": "a propósito"
    },
    {
      "code": "uk",
      "lang": "Ukrainian",
      "roman": "do réči",
      "sense": "by the way — see also by the way",
      "word": "до ре́чі"
    },
    {
      "code": "uk",
      "lang": "Ukrainian",
      "roman": "miž ínšym",
      "sense": "by the way — see also by the way",
      "word": "між і́ншим"
    },
    {
      "code": "vi",
      "lang": "Vietnamese",
      "sense": "by the way — see also by the way",
      "word": "à này"
    },
    {
      "code": "yi",
      "lang": "Yiddish",
      "roman": "agev",
      "sense": "by the way — see also by the way",
      "word": "אַגבֿ"
    }
  ],
  "word": "incidentally"
}

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