約, やく

  • yaku
JLPT 3

Definition of 約,やく

adverb (fukushi)

  • approximately
  • about

noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • promise

  • shortening
  • reduction
  • simplification

linguistics terminology

  • contraction (in phonetics)

Examples of 約,やく in a Sentence

その値段50ドルだった
The price was in the neighbourhood of 50 dollars.
このカメラどれくらい価値あります」「100ドルくらいです
How much is this camera worth? "About 100 dollars."
今まで100読んだ
I've read some hundred books so far.
I have agreed to let a friend's son come up to this farm by day for about six months as a sort of farm pupil.
全部150ドルす。
About one hundred and fifty dollars altogether.
About one third of the earth's surface is land.
カナダ人口2600万人です
The population of Canada is about 26 million.
陣痛45続きます
My contractions last about forty-five seconds.
あの3、000メートルの高さです
That mountain is about three thousand meters high.
去年収入は、500万円だった
Last year my income was about five million yen.
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