100 Grammar Points


62. About くらい or ぐらい

About how much? About how many?

  • Sometimes the く turns into a ぐ after harder consonants.

okyakusama wa dono kurai kimashita ka?
About how many customers came?


eeto, hyaku nin kurai kimashita.
Let me see, About 100 people.

You can use this with time:

hachi ji gurai
about 8 O’clock

Or counting anything:
2匹くらい ni hiki kurai – about two (animals)
10冊ぐらい juu satsu gurai – about 10 books

100 Grammar Points


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