TAKOBOTO

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若干幾許
Readings
じゃっかん
jakkan
Reading restricted to 若干
そこばく
sokobaku
そくばく
sokubaku
そこば
sokoba
Reading restricted to 若干
Out-dated or obsolete kana usage
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
May take the particle 'no'
some, few, a number of, a little (bit)quelques, un peu

Adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi)
somewhat, to a certain extent

Meaning restricted to そこばく
Meaning restricted to そくばく
Meaning restricted to そこば
May take the particle 'no'
Adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi)
Noun (futsuumeishi)
Archaism
many, a loteinige, gewisse, etliche, ein paar, mehrere, etwas

Kanji
ON: ジャク, ニャク, ニャKUN: わか.い, わか-, も.しくわ, も.し, も.しくは, ごと.し
young, if, perhaps, possibly, low number, immature

ON: カンKUN: ほ.す, ほ.し-, -ぼ.し, ひ.る
dry, parch

ON: KUN: いく-, いく.つ, いく.ら
how many, how much, how far, how long, some, several

ON: キョKUN: ゆる.す, もと
permit, approve

Example sentences
公園のつつじの世話をする庭師が若干名いる。Parts: 公園 (こうえん), 躑躅 (つつじ), 世話 (せわ), 庭師 (にわし), 若干 (じゃっかん), (めい), 居る (いる)Several gardeners look after the azaleas in the park.

Community comments
The words and kanji on this web site come from the amazing dictionary files JMDict, EDICT and KANJIDIC. These files are the property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group, and are used in conformance with the Group's licence. The example sentences come from the projects Tatoeba and Tanaka Corpus. Kanji search by radicals is based on the Kradfile2 and Kradfile-u files containing radical decomposition of 13108 Japanese characters. Many thanks to all the people involved in those projects!