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近く, ちかく
May take 'no', Adverb, See 近い・1
1. near, neighbourhood, neighborhood, vicinity
Noun, used as a suffix
2. nearly (e.g. "it took nearly one year"), close to
3. shortly, soon
国会は近く解散するだろう。
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近い, ちかい
Conjugated: 近く
1. near, close, short (distance)
2. close (in time), soon
3. close (relationship), friendly, intimate
4. closely related
5. similar, almost the same, close to, nearly
クリスマスが近くなってきた。
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近く, そば近く, 傍近く, そばちかく
nearby
遠くの親類より近くの他人, とおくのしんるいよりちかくのたにん
Expression, Proverb
a neighbour is better than a relative living far
遠くの親戚より近くの他人, とおくのしんせきよりちかくのたにん
Expression, See 遠くの親類より近くの他人・とおくのしんるいよりちかくのたにん, Proverb
a neighbour is better than a relative living far