No. 46   以   because, compared with (prefix)

No. 46 以 because, compared with (prefix)


音読 On reading: イ

訓読 Kun reading: -

英語 meaning/translation: because, compared with (prefix)

日本語能力試験 JLPT Level: N4

composita: 以外 いがい with the exception of
以来 いらい since, henceforth
以上 いじょう not less than, … and more, beyond …

例文: 
水以外何も見えない。 - Nothing is to be seen but water.
それ以来三年が経過(けいか)した。 - Three years have passed since then.
職員以外入室(にゅうしつ)禁止(きんし)。 - Admittance to staff members only.
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