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近く
Readings

chikaku
English
Noun (futsuumeishi)
May take the particle 'no'
Adverb (fukushi)
See also: 近い・1
near, neighbourhood, neighborhood, vicinity

Noun, used as a suffix
nearly (e.g. "it took nearly one year"), close to

Adverb (fukushi)
shortly, soon

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Kanjis
ON: キン, コン KUN: ちか.い
near, early, akin, tantamount

Stroke: 7 Grade: 2 JLPT: N3 SKIP: 3-3-4 FC: 3230.0


Phrases
国会は近く解散するだろう。
Parts: 国会 (こっかい) 近く (ちかく) 解散 (かいさん) だろう (だろ)
The Diet will soon be dissolved.

7時近くだ。学校へ行かなくては。
Parts: (じ) 近く (ちかく) 学校 (がっこう) 行く (いく)
It is close to seven o'clock. We have to go to school.

彼女は風呂付きの部屋を探していたのだが、この近くで見つけた。
Parts: 彼女 (かのじょ) 風呂 (ふろ) 付き (つき) 部屋 (へや) 探す (さがす) のだ (んだ) 此の (この) 近く (ちかく) 見つける (みつける)
She was looking for a room with a bath, and found one near here.