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一杯

JLPT 4
Kana Reading
いっぱい
Romaji
ippai
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi), adverb (fukushi), noun (common) (futsuumeishi), nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no'
    Meaning
    amount necessary to fill a container (e.g. a cupful, spoonful, etc.); a drink (i.e. an alcoholic beverage)
    Example sentence
    6月参加者募ったら1週間500が予いっぱいになった When participants were sought at the end of June all, about 500, seats were reserved in under a week.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    full
    Example sentence
    東京ミッドタウンはいっぱい There's a lot of greenery in Tokyo Midtown!
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    one squid, octopus, crab, etc.; one boat
    Example sentence
    ガーデニング見てたらドクロマークついたのがいっぱいあって驚きました When I looked in a gardening book I was surprised by how many were marked poisonous.
  • Parts of speech
    adverb (fukushi), nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no', adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi)
    Meaning
    fully; to capacity
    Example sentence
    蜘蛛とか一杯だったけど他に無さそうだったので意を決して入っていきました It was full of spider webs and stuff but there didn't seem to be any other way to go so we firmed up our resolve and went.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    a lot; much
    Example sentence
    老人ラバのいっぱい入ったのせた The old man loaded his mule with bags full of sand.
  • Parts of speech
    noun, used as a suffix, adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi)
    Meaning
    all of ...; the entire ...
    Example sentence
    列車乗客いっぱいだった The train was full of passengers.

Examples of 一杯, いっぱい in a sentence


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