JLPT N1 Grammar (to iu tokoro da)

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Learn Japanese grammar: (to iu tokoro da). Meaning: about; approximately

This grammar point is often used to approximate some sort of numerical value or amount of something. ex) “about 3 times a week”..

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Example #1

nihongo no benkyou jikan wa 2, 3 jikan to iu tokoro da.
I study Japanese for about 2 to 3 hours a day.
Example #2

jikyuu wa happyaku gojuu en kara, senen to iu tokoro da.
The hourly range is generally 850 to 1,000 yen.
Example #3

jimu ni iku no wa shuu 2, 3 kai to iu tokoro da.
I go to the gym about 2 or 3 times a week.

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時給じきゅうhourly wage

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