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Re: [Lingo] 件(けん)

On Mon, 29 Mar 2010 08:17 -0800, "s smith" <> wrote:
> Counters still confuse me a bit, but this doesn't seem to fit the
> usual pattern.  What's going on here??  Is 件 just a generic counter
> when used with a number?


件 is a counter for events or... I'm struggling here... incidents, or
issues (maybe)... I'm not sure there's any way to nail this down more
generically in English.  But when you get used to it it seems natural
enough :-)

Actually, WWWJDIC gives a pretty concise summary...


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