近く

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  • ちかく chikaku

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  • nounnoun taking the genitive case particle のadverbial noun
    near, neighbourhood, neighborhood, vicinity
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  • noun (suffix)
    nearly (e.g. "it took nearly one year"), close to
    • adverb
      shortly, soon

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      • 7 strokes

        near, early, akin, tantamount

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      • Japanese sentence

        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。 

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        She was looking for a room with a bath, and found one near here.

      • Japanese sentence

        国会は近く解散するだろう。 

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        The Diet will soon be dissolved.

      • Japanese sentence

        7時近くだ。学校へ行かなくては。 

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        English translation

        It is close to seven o'clock. We have to go to school.