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九 : Nine

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丿

nine

On 'yomi:
キュウ(kyuu)(ku)
Kun 'yomi:
ここの(kokono) ここの.つ(kokono.tsu)
Nanori:
いちじく(ichijiku) いちのく(ichinoku) この(kono) ひさし(hisashi)
Strokes:2
Radical: (5)
Usage Rating:55
JLPT:N5
old JLPT:4
Grade:1
Unicode:04e5d
jis208:22-69
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九 Usage examples

死に一生を得る(きゅうしにいっしょうをえる)to have a narrow escape from death
州へ下る(きゅうしゅうへくだる)to go down to Kyushu
つ時(ここのつどき)noon, midnight
百年代(せんきゅうひゃくねんだい)the 1900s
(きゅうせい)nine lives (of a cat)
(くんろく)ozeki ranked wrestler unable to live up to the expectations of his rank
州場所(きゅうしゅうばしょ)Kyushu (November) tournament, held in Fukuoka
層倍(くすりくそうばい)"There is a huge markup in medicines."
牛一毛(きゅうぎゅうのいちもう)a drop in the bucket (ocean), a small fraction (of), trifle
尺二間(くしゃくにけん)(tiny) house about nine feet wide and 12 feet deep
(つくもがみ)old woman with white hair
柱戯(きゅうちゅうぎ)nine pins, skittles
仞の功を一簣に虧く(きゅうじんのこうをいっきにかく)to fail one step short of great success, to fall at the last hurdle
州地方(きゅうしゅうちほう)Kyushu region (sometimes incl. the Nansei Islands)