4 Replies ・ Started by dgg32 at 2018-12-24 03:53:19 UTC ・ Last reply by Leebo at 2018-12-26 00:39:10 UTC
This is a discussion about 何人も

This word also have the meaning of "many (people)"

The definition in the current page is not quite complete. For example in this sentence:

"何人もの人で船を操縦するのですが、その中心だったのが勝海舟という幕府の役人でした" (from 北 康利. 子どものための偉人伝 福沢諭吉. )

Source: https://ejje.weblio.jp/sentence/content/%22%E4%BD%95%E4%BA%BA%E3%82%82%E3%81%AE%22

Leebo at 2018-12-24 05:28:27 UTC

Jisho can't do anything about it directly. Jisho doesn't create the dictionary entries. They use freely available dictionary databases. You have to submit your suggestions there.

shuben at 2018-12-24 13:34:14 UTC
jakobd2 at 2018-12-25 21:50:30 UTC

What exactly is the もの after 何人? Seriously, I thought this was more like 者 meaning-wise and not just particles. That would make the "a number of people​" of 何人 quite appropriate, too.

And yes, everyone differs from anyone.

Leebo at 2018-12-26 00:39:10 UTC

I'm pretty sure it is just the particles も and の, not もの.

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