Noun, No-adjective
1. remainder; remnant; rest; balance; surplus; remains (of a meal); leftoversUsually written using kana alone, Only applies to あまり
  • ぎょうざ
  • あまり
  • ギョーザ餃子
  • いえ
  • つく作りました
  • かわ
  • すく少なかった
  • せいか
  • すこ少し
  • あま余って
  • しまいました
  • Gyoza stuffing? I made some gyoza at home but, possibly because I didn't have enough dough, I had some of the filling left over.
2. (not) very; (not) muchUsually written using kana alone, with neg. sentence
  • それ
  • あまり
  • かち価値
  • ない
  • It's not worth much.
3. too much; excessively; overlyUsually written using kana alone, See also あまりに, See also の余り のあまり, esp. as あまりに(も)
Na-adjective, No-adjective
4. extreme; great; severe; tremendous; terrible
  • スイートルーム
  • あまり
  • ごうか豪華さに
  • ウットリした
  • We were entranced by the fabulous suite.
Noun - used as a suffix
5. more than; overOnly applies to あまり
  • いっかげつ1か月
  • あまり
  • なごや名古屋
  • 居た
  • ことがある
  • I lived for more than a month in Nagoya.
Other forms
余り 【あんまり】餘り 【あまり】餘り 【あんまり】
餘り: Out-dated kanji. 餘り: Out-dated kanji.


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