Japanese あまり grammar amari

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Let’s learn Japanese あまり grammar amari :

Formation :

Quantifiers + あまり

Meaning and how to use :

Describe the meaning “the number of something is more than… ”

Example:

サッカー試合に参加するチームは20チームあまりだ。
sakka- shiai ni sankasuru chi-mu ha 20 chi-mu amari da.
There are more than 20 teams participating in the football match.

このドレスの値段は一万円あまりだ。
Kono doresu no nedan ha ichimanen amari da.
The price of this dress is over 10,000 yen.

この荷物は50キロあまりだ。あなただけでは持てないだろう。
Kono nimotsu ha 50 kiro amari da. anata dake deha motenai darou.
This luggage weighs more than 50 kilos. You can’t bring it one your own.

この書類は100ページあまりで、読む時間が必要です。
Kono shorui ha 100 pe-ji amaride, yomu jikan ga hitsuyou desu.
This document has over 100 pages, so it takes time to read.

あの問題の大切さが分かる人は10人あまりだ。
Ano mondai no taisetsuisa ga wakaru hito ha 10 nin amari da.
There are more than 10 people who know the importance of that problem.

Note: It doesn’t go with an exact number. Use in writing.

Above is Japanese あまり grammar amari. If you don’t understand the signs we used in formation, you can find their meaning here : signs used in Japanese grammar structures.

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