一杯

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
いち > いっ
Grade: 1
はい > ぱい
Grade: S
on’yomi

Adverb[edit]

(いっ)(ぱい) (ippai

  1. a lot, loads
  2. fully, filled with

Usage notes[edit]

This adverb is essential in everyday conversation despite not being emphasized so much in formal Japanese lessons, similar to the way "a lot" is discouraged in favor of "much" or "many" in English lessons.

Descendants[edit]

  • Korean: 이빠이 (ippai)

Noun[edit]

(いっ)(ぱい) (ippai

  1. one cup full
  2. one drink