You’ve probably learned how to make some nouns (especially living things) plural by adding 〜
Adding the kanji for “number / count” at the beginning of countable nouns gives us the meaning of “few (noun)” as the words below demonstrate:
If you want to make a different combination, be sure to check a Japanese dictionary to make sure the word exists first! Let’s look at the above words in sentences!
It’s been a few days since my father said he wants to quit smoking, but there doesn’t seem to be any sign of him actually quitting.
The last time I met him was a few months ago.
I spent very busy days here for a few years.
I have heard that only a few people from our school have passed the difficult exam.
It is already said that the first edition of the book is only a few in the world.
I was told “be quiet” a few times.
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