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numeric, noun, adverb, no adjective

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English Meaning(s) for 一つ

  1. one
  1. for one thing (often used in itemized lists)
  2. only (after a noun)
  3. (not) even (with a verb in negative form)
noun, adverb
  1. just (e.g. "just try it")
no adjective
  1. some kind of; one type of

Definition and Synonyms for 一つ

Tentatively in a tentative manner
Synonyms: 一つ, 一応, 仮に
One a single person or thing
Synonyms: もの, もの, , , , , , 一つ, 一個
Piece an instance of some kind
Synonyms: 一つ, 少し
Ace the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
Synonyms: , ワン, , , , , , 一つ

Meanings for each kanji in 一つ

» one; one radical (no.1)

Categories 一つ is a member of

Unit a single undivided whole
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Instance an occurrence of something
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Digit one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 一つ

Sample Sentences for 一つ

Compared to a computer, a word processor has a single purpose.
This is our chance to answer that call. This is our moment. This is our time, to put our people back to work and open doors of opportunity for our kids; to restore prosperity and promote the cause of peace; to reclaim the American dream and reaffirm that fundamental truth, that out of many, we are one; that while we breathe, we hope. And where we are met with cynicism and doubt and those who tell us that we can't, we will respond with that timeless creed that sums up the spirit of a people: Yes,
One of the reasons Twitter is popular in Japan is a characteristic of Japanese itself: Japanese uses ideograms which enable it to convey more information in just 140 characters than other languages, not counting Chinese. Incidentally, the Japanese version of this sentence is written with exactly 140 characters. How many characters does it take in other languages?
We neither moved nor made any noise.
By and large, this school is one of the best.

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Counters are for specific types of objects, but 一つ二つ三つetc. are general and can be used for anything. An example of some specific counters are 一人(HITORI) for people or 一枚(ICHIMAI) for flat objects. 一is just the number one.

#2 Posted by adam wolf over 7 years ago

The difference between 一つ and 一 Is one a counter for something specific and the other something else? I enjoy this website; however I can't fully understand what all these different counters are. Will someone explain the differences?

#1 Posted by brirob24 over 7 years ago

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