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限り
Readings
かぎり
kagiri
Meanings
Adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi)
Noun (futsuumeishi)
limit, limits, boundsau mieux, autant que possible, limite(s)

degree, extent, scope
as far as possible, as much as possible, to the best of one's ability, very much
unless (after neg. verb)
the end, the last
Suffix
as long as, onlyGrenze, Einschränkung, Beschränkung

Kanji
ON: ゲンKUN: かぎ.る, かぎ.り, -かぎ.り
limit, restrict, to best of ability

Example sentences
彼は声の限りに叫んだ。Parts: (かれ), (こえ), 限り (かぎり), 叫ぶ (さけぶ)He shouted at the top of his voice.

彼の好奇心には限りがなかった。Parts: (かれ), 好奇心 (こうきしん), には, 限り (かぎり), 無い (ない)Sa curiosité n'a pas de limites.
His curiosity knew no bounds.
Seine Neugier kannte keine Grenzen.

授業料は本月25日限り納付の事。Parts: 授業料 (じゅぎょうりょう), 本月 (ほんげつ), (にち), 限り (かぎり), 納付 (のうふ), (こと)Tuition fees must be paid not later than the 25th of this month.

もっと勉強しない限り落第しますよ。Parts: もっと, 勉強 (べんきょう), 限り (かぎり), 落第 (らくだい)You will fail unless you work harder.

あなたは可能な限り早く、あなたのお母さんに電話をするべきである。Parts: 貴方 (あなた), 可能 (かのう), 限り (かぎり), 早く (はやく), 貴方 (あなた), お母さん (おかあさん), 電話 (でんわ), 可き (べき), であるYou should call your mother as soon as possible.

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