一杯, いっぱい

  • ippai
JLPT 4

Definition of 一杯,いっぱい

adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi), adverb (fukushi), noun (common) (futsuumeishi), nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no'

  • amount necessary to fill a container (e.g. a cupful, spoonful, etc.)
  • a drink (i.e. an alcoholic beverage)

  • full

  • one squid, octopus, crab, etc.
  • one boat

adverb (fukushi), nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no', adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi)

  • fully
  • to capacity

  • a lot
  • much

noun, used as a suffix, adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi)

  • all of ...
  • the entire ...

Examples of 一杯,いっぱい in a Sentence

エレベーターぎっしりいっぱいに乗った。
We jammed into the elevator.
There are a lot of beach bums in Hawaii.
He made his girlfriend go out for a drink with him.
もう一杯コーヒー飲みません」「いいえけっこうです
Will you have another cup of coffee? "No, thank you."
一杯飲もうよ、ね」「うんそうしよう
Let's have a drink, shall we? "Yes, let's."
1杯おごろう。
Let me buy you a drink.
A cup of hot soup relaxed me.
9月になるとにはクラゲがいっぱいよ。
There are lots of jellyfish in the ocean in September.
あいにくすが本日予約いっぱいす。
I'm sorry, today is fully booked.
あなたはいっぱい持ってますね。
You have a lot of books.
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