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手一杯手いっぱい
Readings
ていっぱい
teippai
Meanings
NA-adjective/adjectival noun (keiyodoshi)
Noun (futsuumeishi)
having one's hands full, not having any room to do more, at the limitvolle Auslastung, starke Beschäftigtheit, genügende Kraft, genügende Fähigkeit

Kanji
ON: シュ, ズKUN: て, て-, -て, た-
hand

ON: イチ, イツKUN: ひと-, ひと.つ
one, one radical (no.1)

ON: ハイKUN: さかずき
counter for cupfuls, wine glass, glass, toast

ON: シュ, ズKUN: て, て-, -て, た-
hand

Example sentences
彼は砂を手いっぱいにすくいあげた。Parts: (かれ), (すな), 手一杯 (ていっぱい), 掬い上げる (すくいあげる)He scooped up sand by the handful.

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