一個

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Chinese[edit]

 
one; single; a; (before verbs) as soon as, once; (before a noun) entire (family, etc.)
(a measure word); individual
trad. (一個)
simp. (一个)

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Determiner[edit]

一個

  1. Combination of the numeral (“one”) and the generic classifier : a; an; one
    一個陌生女人來信 [MSC, trad.]
    一个陌生女人来信 [MSC, simp.]
    yīge mòshēng nǚrén de láixìn [Pinyin]
    a letter from an unknown woman
    一個 / 一个  ―  Gěi wǒ yīge jiù hǎo le.  ―  One will do.

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
いち > いっ
Grade: 1

Grade: 5
on’yomi

Compound of (ichi, one) +‎ (ko, thing, general counter used for any object).[1][2]

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Noun[edit]

一個 (hiragana いっこ, rōmaji ikko)

  1. one (of anything)
  2. a, an
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Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
いち > いっ
Grade: 1

Grade: 5
on’yomi

Compound of (ichi, one) +‎ (ka, thing, general counter used for any object),[1][2] using the tōon reading of ka for the second character.

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Noun[edit]

一個 (hiragana いっか, rōmaji ikka)

  1. one (of anything)
  2. a, an
Usage notes[edit]

The ikka reading is more often encountered in a prefixing role, as in 一個 (ikka sho, one place), 一個 (ikka getsu, one month (as a duration of time)).

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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9

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