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十中八九
Readings
じっちゅうはっく
jicchuuhakku
じゅっちゅうはっく
jucchuuhakku
Meanings
Adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi)
Noun (futsuumeishi)
8 or 9 cases out of ten, in all probabilityneun von zehn Fällen, neun zu eins

Kanji
ON: ジュウ, ジッ, ジュッKUN: とお, と
ten

ON: チュウKUN: なか, うち, あた.る
in, inside, middle, mean, center

ON: ハチKUN: や, や.つ, やっ.つ, よう
eight, eight radical (no. 12)

ON: キュウ, クKUN: ここの, ここの.つ
nine

Example sentences
十中八九彼らは列車に乗り遅れるだろう。Parts: 十中八九 (じっちゅうはっく), 彼ら (かれら), 列車 (れっしゃ), 乗り遅れる (のりおくれる), だろう (だろ)Ten to one they'll miss the train.

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