余り [あまり] (amari)
Meaning: not much, too much
Example: あまり面白くない => not very interesting / あまり遅い => too late
JLPT Level: 2
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Expresses that a lot of or too much of (something) was the reason for (x)
(Dictionary form) verb + あまり
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|赤毛||I moved here the examples of previous entry which was mainly and didn't fit in the when I rename it.|| |
|nickm758||How about an explanation/example of あまりにも ?|| |
|mhykx||not much?? too much?? this is kind'a confusing.|| |
|benky||あまり just means too much. But if it's used with a negative ない, then it means not too much.|| |
|jmadsen||I think the JLPT 2 version of this has been confused with the lower forms. JLPT 2 form means "too much, in an unusual or unexpected way"|
ex. 驚き の あまり、声も 出なかった。
His surprise was so great, he couldn't even shout out.
|karekano||Ex # could be translated as: "It was so surprising that (his/her) voice couldn't come out" too?|| |
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