June 28, 2021

JLPT N5 Grammar: いくら ikura – how much / how many


いくら can be used for asking how many things there are, but it is most often used when asking how much something costs.


How much is this car?

What is the price?

How much money do you have?

Other Forms:

■ いくらでも as much as you like; as many as you want
  9 お菓子(かし)は、いくらでも()ってください。 Take as much candy as you'd like.

■ いくら~ても no matter how (much or many) [use with the て form; takes a negative verb]
  9 いくら()いても、あげない。 No matter how much you cry, I won't give (it) to you.

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