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余り, 餘り

JLPT 5
Kana Reading
あまり, あんまり
Romaji
amari, anmari
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi), adverb (fukushi), nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no', noun (common) (futsuumeishi), noun, used as a suffix
    Meaning
    remainder; rest; balance; remains; scraps; residue; remnant
    Example sentence
    1か月あまり名古屋に居たことがある I lived for more than a month in Nagoya.
  • Parts of speech
    adverb (fukushi)
    Meaning
    not very (with negative sentence); not much
    Example sentence
    もし疲れているなら寝たらどう?」 「寝たらあまり早く目覚めてしまうから。」 If you're tired, why don't you go to sleep? "Because if I go to sleep now I will wake up too early."
  • Parts of speech
    adverb (fukushi), nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no'
    Meaning
    surplus; excess; fullness; too much
    Example sentence
    会社経営あまり順風満帆かえって恐いぐらい The company is running so well, it's unnerving.
  • Parts of speech
    adverb (fukushi)
    Meaning
    overjoyed; overwhelmed
    Example sentence
    ほぼ赤道直下あるシンガポールは、雨季乾季あまり明瞭はない。 In Singapore, practically right on the equator, the rainy and dry seasons aren't very clear cut.
  • Parts of speech
    noun, used as a suffix
    Meaning
    more than; over
    Example sentence
    春先からあまりいませんでした It was early spring, so there weren't many customers.

Examples of 余り, 餘り, あまり, あんまり in a sentence


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