近く

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  • (ちか)()
    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
      • nabij, dichtbij, dichtbijgelegen, nabijgelegen, in de nabijheid, aangelegen, naburig, belendend, aangrenzend, aanpalend, aanliggend, in de nabijheid, nabij(gelegen), vlakbij, dichtbij(gelegen), in de buurt, kortbij, omtrent
        • om en (na)bij, haast, circa, rond de, in de buurt van, omstreeks, nagenoeg, vrijwel, praktisch, zo goed als, zowat, schier {volgt op telwoorden; drukt een benadering uit}
          • binnenkort, weldra, dra, gauw, eerlang, binnen korte tijd, binnen afzienbare tijd, aanstonds
            • alentours, environs, voisinage
              • presque (par ex. « cela a pris presque un an »), près de, à peu près
                • sous peu, à court terme, bientôt
                  • in der Nähe, nahe gelegen, nahe liegend, Nähe, Nachbarschaft, gegen, um (nach einer Zeitangabe), beinahe, fast, nahezu (nach einem Zahlwort)
                    • bald, in Kürze, in absehbarer Zeit, in nächster Zukunft
                      • intim, környék, szomszédok, szomszédság
                        • близко, вблизи; рукой подать, 1.:, {~に} близко, вблизи; рукой подать, 2, 1) близко, 2) вскоре, скоро, 3) около, приблизительно
                          • blizu, v soseščini, soseska
                            • cerca, vecindario
                              • casi (i.e. "llevó casi un año"), cerca de
                                • en breve, dentro de poco, pronto

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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。 

                                    Sentence analysis
                                    Translation

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

                                    Elle cherchait une chambre avec salle de bain et en a trouvé une près d'ici.


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                                  • Japanese sentence

                                    国会は近く解散するだろう。 

                                    Sentence analysis
                                    Translation

                                    The Diet will soon be dissolved.

                                    Das Parlament wird bald aufgelöst werden.


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                                  • Japanese sentence

                                    7時近くだ。学校へ行かなくては。 

                                    Sentence analysis
                                    Translation

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

                                    Mindjárt hét óra. Iskolába kell mennünk.

                                    São umas sete horas. Temos de ir à escola.


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