A group of words that can be manipulated as a single entity by syntactic processes. In the grammatical hierarchy words form phrases, phrases form clauses, and clauses form sentences.

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Counter for chopsticks

Just curious about this one. I'm never sure what to say when I ask for chopsticks in Japanese. I know that "by-the-book", you can count them with ~そろい (揃い) or ~ぜん (膳). So I always say 「お箸を ...