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What is the meaning/significance of
～のみ? Does it have anything to do with
Some example sentences:
But budget restrictions have allowed them to make only prototypes for the time being.
In that context, the tea ceremony becomes the focus of beauty, while ideas of space and Zen are also communicated.
Both products are sold only at convenience stores.
asked Jan 26, 2012 at 0:37
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It means "only". You can think of it as the written version of だけ.
のみ can replace だけ except for these cases:
* denoting unacceptability
Also case particles may appear before/after のみ with virtually no difference in meaning except for で.
Xでのみ, Y - Only using X, Y.
Xのみで, Y - Using "Only X", Y.
answered Jan 26, 2012 at 0:39
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