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, ほん
See ご本・ごほん
1. book, volume, script
Prefix
2. this, present
3. main, head
4. real, regular
Suffix, Counter, sometimes pronounced ぼん or ぽん
5. counter for long cylindrical things, counter for films, TV shows, etc., counter for goals, home runs, etc., counter for telephone calls
昨日はその本を80ページまで読んだ。
, , 素, 基, もと
usu. 元
1. origin, source
esp. 基
2. base, basis, foundation, root
also 因, 原
3. cause
esp. 素
4. ingredient, material
Only 元
5. (somebody's) side, (somebody's) location
彼は今月初めまで私たちのもとにいました。
Particle, pronounced わ in modern Japanese
1. topic marker particle
2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
3. adds emphasis
どれくらい, どれ位, 何れくらい, 何れぐらい, 何れ位, どれぐらい
Expression, Adverbial noun, See どの位・どのくらい, Usually in kana
how long, how far, how much
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