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gurai
suffix, particle

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English Meaning(s) for ぐらい

suffix, particle
  1. approximately; about; around; or so (also written as 位)
  2. to (about) the extent that; (almost) enough that; so ... that ...; at least
  3. as ... as ...; like

Stroke Order Diagrams for ぐらい

Sample Sentences for ぐらい

How complex is it?
You might at least have said, "Thank you", when someone helped you.
How long will you be gone?
How many copies of magazines are being printed in Japan across all Japanese magazines?
How long ago did you get here?

Comments for ぐらい

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I was just thinking about this yesterday.

How'd you say "about 5 years ago"?

I thought of using gurai, but it is actually 5年位前に (5ねんいまえに)。

 

 

#2 Posted by machigainai over 4 years ago
'gurai' is approximately/about of time or distance? if you mention it, it will give improvised meaning.
#1 Posted by rahul171 over 4 years ago


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