Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level

若干, 幾許

JLPT 1
Kana Reading
じゃっかん, そこばく, そくばく, そこば
Romaji
jakkan, sokobaku, sokubaku, sokoba
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi), nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no'
    Meaning
    some; few; a number of; a little (bit)
    Example sentence
    好奇視線と、若干殺意のこもった視線・・・言うまでもなく居心地が悪いことこの上ない Curious gazes, gazes carrying a bit of murderous intent...it goes without saying that I couldn't be more uncomfortable.
  • Parts of speech
    adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi)
    Meaning
    somewhat; to a certain extent
    Example sentence
    和らげるために若干冗談必要とする He needs a few jokes to lighten up his talk.
  • Parts of speech
    nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no', adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    many; a lot
    Example sentence
    公園つつじ世話する庭師若干いる Several gardeners look after the azaleas in the park.

Examples of 若干, 幾許, じゃっかん, そこばく, そくばく, そこば in a sentence


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