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Meaning restricted to あまり
Noun (futsuumeishi)
May take the particle 'no'
Usually written using kana alone
remainder, remnant, rest, balance, surplus, remains (of a meal), leftovers

Adverb (fukushi)
Usually written using kana alone
with neg. sentence
(not) very, (not) much

Adverb (fukushi)
See also: あまりに
See also: の余り・のあまり
Usually written using kana alone
esp. as あまりに(も)
too much, excessively, overly

NA-adjective/adjectival noun (keiyodoshi)
May take the particle 'no'
extreme, great, severe, tremendous, terrible

Meaning restricted to あまり
Noun, used as a suffix
more than, over

あまり: not really
余り: not much, too much
ON: KUN: あま.る, あま.り, あま.す, あんま.り
too much, myself, surplus, other, remainder

Stroke: 7 Grade: 5 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 2-2-5 FC: 8090.0

ON: KUN: あま.る, あま.り, あま.す
surplus, excess, remainder

Stroke: 16 SKIP: 1-9-7 FC: 8879.9

Parts: 一ヶ月 (いっかげつ) 余り (あまり) 名古屋 (なごや) 居る (いる) 事がある (ことがある)
I lived for more than a month in Nagoya.
I lived in Nagoya for over a month.

Parts: 其れ (それ) 余り (あまり) 価値 (かち) 無い (ない)
It's not worth much.

Parts: 此の (この) (て) (ほん) 余り (あまり) 読む (よむ)
I don't read this kind of book much.

Parts: スイートルーム (スイート・ルーム) 余り (あまり) 豪華 (ごうか) うっとりする
We were entranced by the fabulous suite.

Parts: 餃子 (ぎょうざ) (ぐ) 余り (あまり) 餃子 (ぎょうざ) (いえ) 作る (つくる) (かわ) 少ない (すくない) 所為か (せいか) (ぐ) 少し (すこし) 余る (あまる) 仕舞う (しまいました)
Gyoza stuffing? I made some gyoza at home but, possibly because I didn't have enough dough, I had some of the filling left over.

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