幾多

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See also: 几多

Chinese[edit]

 
how much; how many; several
how much; how many; several; a few; almost
 
many; much; a lot of
many; much; a lot of; numerous; multi-
trad. (幾多)
simp. (几多)
alternative forms 一多 (it-tô) S. Sixian Hakka

Pronunciation[edit]


Adjective[edit]

幾多

  1. (literary or Cantonese, Hakka, Min Bei) how many; how much
    幾多 [Cantonese, trad.]
    几多 [Cantonese, simp.]
    keoi5 gei2 do1 seoi3 nei5 dou1 m4 zi1? [Jyutping]
    You don't even know how old [literally "how many years old"] he is?
    幾多 / 几多 [Cantonese]  ―  gei2 do1 cin4-2? [Jyutping]  ―  How much does it cost?
  2. (Cantonese) a lot; so much
    嗰便幾多 [Cantonese, trad.]
    嗰便几多 [Cantonese, simp.]
    mong6 haa5 go2 bin6, jau5 gei2 do1 jyu4! [Jyutping]
    Look over there, there's so much fish!

Synonyms[edit]

  • (how many):
  • (a lot):
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Adverb[edit]

幾多

  1. (Min Bei, Xiang) how; what; so; such

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
いく
Grade: S

Grade: 2
yutōyomi

Etymology[edit]

Literal reading of 幾多(いくそばく) (ikusobaku).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

(いく)() (ikuta

  1. many, much
    (いく)()(こん)(なん)()()えなければならない。
    Ikuta no konnan o norikoenakereba naranai.
    We must overcome lots of difficulties.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN