See also: イクラ

JapaneseEdit

Alternative spelling 幾ら

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

いくら (ikura)

  1. 幾ら: how much, how many
    これはいくらですか。
    Kore wa ikura desu ka.
    How much does this cost?
  2. 幾ら: no matter how much (many), however much, with all (something)
    いくらでも ()ってください。
    Ikura de mo totte kudasai.
    Please take as many as you like.
    いくら勉強 (べんきょう)してもまだ (むずか)しい。
    Ikura benkyō shite mo mada muzukashii.
    However hard I study it, it is still difficult.
    いくら欠点 (けってん)があっても (あい)している。
    Ikura ketten ga atte mo aishiteiru.
    With all her faults, I still love her.

Usage notesEdit

This term is often spelled in hiragana.

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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1974, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Second Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō
  2. 2.0 2.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN