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重要ないくつか

I came across this and was wondering what it meant. One can parse it this way: 重要ない ___くつか Or 重要な ___ いくつか Which does makes more sense? And can you give example sentences?

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This いくつか is a pronoun, "several ones" or "some". Since it's a pronoun, it refers to something that has been mentioned in the previous context. It's 幾つか in kanji. Jisho.org's entry is this, although it doesn't explain the usage as a pronoun. Examples:

  • いくつかは赤く、いくつかは白い。
    Some are red and some are white.
  • 重要ないくつか
    Some important ones/items/points/aspects/etc
  • リストのうち重要ないくつかをピックアップしました。
    I've picked up some important ones in the list.
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  • Thanks! One of the quirks of longer sentences, in my mind, is it is sometimes difficult to decide on the morphology of a string of characters. – furikaeru Sep 24 '20 at 2:47

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