Jisho

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Noun
1. end; finish; stop
  • かれ彼の
  • こうきしん好奇心
  • には
  • かぎ限り
  • なかった
  • His curiosity knew no bounds.
2. bounds; limitsSee also 切りがない, See also 切りのない
  • わたし私の
  • ちから
  • およ及ぶ
  • かぎ限り
  • えんじょ援助
  • します
  • I'll help you to the best of my ability.
3. delivery date (of a futures contract)esp. 限り,限
    アキラ
  • おかねお金
  • つづ続く
  • かぎ限り
  • ニューヨーク
  • たいざい滞在
  • する
  • だろう
  • Akira will stay in New York while his money lasts.
4. finale (of a noh song); end of an act (in jōruri or kabuki); final performance of the day (in vaudeville)
  • よご汚さない
  • かぎ限り
  • この
  • ほん
  • もちかえ持ち帰って
  • いい
  • です
  • You may take this book as long as you keep it clean.
Suffix, Counter
5. counter for slices (esp. thick slices); counter for cuts (e.g. fish, meat)
  • もっと
  • べんきょう勉強
  • しない
  • かぎ限り
  • らくだい落第
  • します
  • You will fail unless you work harder.
Particle
6. only; justUsually written using kana alone, See also っ切り っきり, senses 6-8 are sometimes pronounced ぎり, esp. in old-fashioned speech
7. since; afterUsually written using kana alone, usu. in a negative sentence
8. remaining (in a particular state)Usually written using kana alone
Other forms
限り 【きり】限 【きり】
Notes
限: Irregular okurigana usage.

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