Japanese numeral + くらい grammar numeral + kurai

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Let’s learn Japanese numeral + くらい grammar numeral + kurai :

Formation :

Numeral + くらい

Meaning and how to use :

Used to describe general estimation when you want to the time, length… It is also attached after questioning words to ask for a general level, or is attached after the words 「こ れ 、 そ れ 、 あ れ」 to describe the specific magnitude.

Examples:

家から駅まで10分くらいかかります。
Ie kara eki made juubun kurai kakarimasu.
It takes about 10 minutes from the house to the station.

この木の高さは10メートルくらいだ。
Kono Ki no taka-sa wa juu meitoru kuraida.
The height of this tree is about 10 meters.

ここから学校まで2キロメートルくらいだろう。
Koko kara gakkou made ni kirometoru kuraidarou.
It is about 2 kilometers from here to the school.

あの建物は18階くらいあります。
Ano tatemono wa juu hachi-kai kurai arimasu.
This building has about 18 floors.

この本は500ページくらいあります。
Kono Moto wa 500 peiji kurai arimasu.
This book has about 500 pages.

Above is the grammar structure Numeral + くらい (numeral +kurai). 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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