近く, ちかく

  • chikaku
JLPT 5

Definition of 近く,ちかく

adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • near
  • neighbourhood
  • neighborhood
  • vicinity

noun, used as a suffix

  • nearly (i.e. "it took nearly one year")
  • close to

adverb (fukushi)

  • shortly
  • soon

Related Kanji

near, early, akin, tantamount

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Examples of 近く,ちかく in a Sentence

近く学校へ行かなくては。
It is close to seven o'clock. We have to go to school.
The Diet will soon be dissolved.
She was looking for a room with a bath, and found one near here.
100近くがいたが、ほとんど会ったことないたちだった
There were almost 100 people, few of whom I had seen before.
11近くそろそろ寝る
It is close to eleven. It's about time we went to bed.
11時半近くですよ。
It's almost half past eleven.
A monster lay on a rock near the top of the mountain.
20014月1日から授業料が、10%近く値上げになります。
Tuition will be raised by nearly ten percent as of April 1, 2001.
30近く待たされた
I was kept waiting for nearly half an hour.
近く
It is close to seven o'clock.

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