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五分の一
Readings
ごぶんのいち
gobunnoichi
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
one fifth part

Kanji
ON: KUN: いつ, いつ.つ
five

ON: ブン, フン, ブKUN: わ.ける, わ.け, わ.かれる, わ.かる, わ.かつ
part, chances, 1%, rate, know, understand, duty, one's lot, degree, share, segment, minute of time, shaku/100

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

Example sentences
私は給与の5分の1を税金で取られてしまう。Parts: (わたし), 給与 (きゅうよ), 五分の一 (ごぶんのいち), 税金 (ぜいきん), 取る (とる), 仕舞う (しまう)Un cinquième de mon salaire part en impôt.
One-fifth of my wages go to taxes.

アメリカなら、米は日本の五分の一の程度の値段で手に入ります。Parts: 亜米利加 (アメリカ), なら (ならば), (こめ), 日本 (にほん), 五分の一 (ごぶんのいち), 程度 (ていど), 値段 (ねだん), 手に入る (てにはいる)In America, rice can be bought for a fifth of what it costs in Japan.

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