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Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 近く (chikaku)

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Kana: ちかく
Kanji: 近く
Romaji: chikaku

Type: noun; adverb

Meaning: near; neighbourhood; vicinity

Example sentences:

近くに山があります。
chikaku ni yama ga arimasu.
There’s a mountain nearby.

できるだけ近くの医者を呼んでほしい。
dekiru dake chikaku no isha o yonde hoshii.
Fetch the nearest doctor.

近くで見たいかね?
chikaku de mitai ka ne.
Want a closer look?

十分近く探して、やっとマリアが見つかった。
juppun chikaku sagashite, yatto maria ga mitsukatta.
After looking for nearly 10 minutes, we finally found Maria.

あの絵をもっと近くで見ることはできる?
ano e o motto chikaku de miru koto wa dekiru?
Can I get a closer look at the painting?

Similar words:

直ぐ側 (sugusoba)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 近处 (jìnchù)
Korean: 근처 (geuncheo)

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