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あまり, 余り, 餘り, あんまり
Only あまり, May take 'no', Usually in kana
1. remainder, remnant, rest, balance, surplus, remains (of a meal), leftovers
Adverb, with neg. sentence
2. (not) very, (not) much
See あまりに, See の余り・のあまり, esp. as あまりに(も)
3. too much, excessively, overly
4. extreme, great, severe, tremendous, terrible
Noun, used as a suffix
5. more than, over
あまり, 余りに
Adverb, Usually in kana
too much, excessively, too
余る, あまる
Conjugated: あまり
Godan verb, Intransitive, See 余り・1, See 余り・3
to remain, to be left over, to be in excess, to be too many
あまりにも, 余りにも
Adverb, Usually in kana
too much, excessive, too
余り物, あまり, あまりもの
remains, leavings, remnant, surplus
あまりといえば, あまりと言えば, 余りと言えば
Expression, Usually in kana
雨竜, 螭竜, あまりょう, あまりゅう
rain dragon, mythical beast with yellowish green skin and red tail
余り物に福がある, 余り物に福が有る, あまりものにふくがある
Expression, Proverb
don't despair because you're the last to take your pick, you can find treasures in leftovers, one man's trash is another's treasure
字余り, じあまり
May take 'no', See 字足らず
hypermeter, excess syllables in haiku, waka, etc.
あまり, の余り
Expression, Usually in kana
so much (something) as to (e.g. so moved as to cry), overwhelmed, carried away, because of too much
アクアマリ, アクアマリーン
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