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Adverb (fukushi)
Temporal noun (jisoumeishi)
May take the particle 'no'
Usually written using kana alone
some, (a) little

somewhat, to some extent, in partнесколько, немногоetwas, ein wenig, zu einem gewissen Grad
ON: KUN: いく-, いく.つ, いく.ら
how many, how much, how far, how long, some, several

Example sentences
彼女は非常の場合に備えていくらか貯金した。Parts: 彼女 (かのじょ), 非常 (ひじょう), 場合 (ばあい), 備える (そなえる), 幾らか (いくらか), 貯金 (ちょきん)She put by some money for a rainy day.
Elle a mis de l'argent dans une journée pluvieuse.
She put some money away for a rainy day.

クリスマスが近づくにつれて景気はいくらか回復した。Parts: クリスマス, 近づく (ちかづく), に連れて (につれて), 景気 (けいき), 幾らか (いくらか), 回復 (かいふく)With the approach of Christmas, business improved somewhat.

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