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  • Example sentences using "余る"

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    2. このみかん、後で私も食べたいから、1つ余るようにして。 クラスで二人組を作ったら一人余った。 余り物を人にあげるなんて、礼儀がないね。

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    2. surplus 余り 1. 私は三つ必要だと思った。だから、三つ用意した。だが、二つしか必要なかった。→「一個余った。」 what is left;the rest 残り 2. 最初から三個あった。二個使った。→結果として「一個残った。」

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    2. Some information; https://chigai-allguide.com/残ると余る/

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    2. 食材が"余り"ました 目に"余る" (flagrant) などがあります。

  • Similar words to "余る" and their differences

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    2. 余り remainder ; 10 divided by 3 is 3 and the remainder 1. 10➗3=3 余り1 残り leftover ; I’ll take away the leftover. 食べ残りは持って帰ります。

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    2. This is tough but let me try. I think 余す、余る suggest excess, like something is becoming excess / extra. 残る、残す sound like something is left behind after an event. You can also use them for cases like people are staying after hours. So if someone says お菓子が余る (there are extra candies), they got extra candies. Maybe they are still eating or done, we don’t know. お菓子が残る is very similar and acceptable, but it sounds like people already ate up candies as much as they like and there are still leftovers.

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    2. The two sound very similar in a certain context. I think 余る implies allocation, distribution, or assumption of giving it to someone (something), whereas 残る simply means "remain". あれ?ギョウザ一個余ってるよ? Can also be 「残ってるよ?」but the former sounds a little more like "this dumpling should be someone's". But I think no one really cares in this context. Sounds almost the same.

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    2. 「残る」は取り去ったあとにあり続けることです。 例)小遣いが使いきれずに残った。 「余る」は多すぎて残ることです。 例)小遣いをもらいすぎたので余った。 以下のウェブサイトで詳しく説明されています。ご覧ください。 http://www.alc.co.jp/jpn/article/faq/04/126.html

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    2. They mean pretty much the same, but the difference is "残る" means something is left over after others have been removed or used while "余る" is used when expressing something is more than enough or more than you expected. And ”余る余り)” is also used in mathematics. 例)スープがまだ少し残っています。   試験時間は1時間ですが、問題が簡単だったので、時間が余りました。      

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