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Readings
だけ
dake
English
Particle
Usually written using kana alone
only, just, merely, simply, no more than, nothing but, alone

Particle
Usually written using kana alone
as much as, to the extent of, enough to

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Grammar
だけ: 1) just, only, simply, merely; 2) as much as X wants/like/can (whatever, anything)
Kanjis
ON: ジョウ KUN: たけ, だけ
length, ten shaku, measure, Mr., Ms., height, stature, all (one has), only, that's all, merely

Stroke: 3 JLPT: N1 SKIP: 4-3-4 FC: 5000.0


Phrases
来たのはメアリーだけだった。
Parts: 来る (くる) (だけ)
No one came except Mary.

丈の長いコートは、ほとんどくるぶしまで届いていた。
Parts: (たけ) 長い (ながい) コート (#1049000) 殆ど (ほとんど) (くるぶし) (まで) 届く (とどく)
He was wearing a long black coat that reached almost to his ankles.
The long black coat reached almost to his ankles.

この車には楽にその山をのぼるだけの力がある。
Parts: 此の (この) (くるま) には (らく) 其の (その) (やま) 登る (のぼる) (だけ) (ちから) 有る (ある)
This car has enough power to go up the mountain easily.