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Number+counter when NOT used as an adverb

I feel [Num][Counter]の[N] tends to be used when the speaker is referring to specific instances and the listener already knows their existence, and probably their quantity, too. その2匹の犬は〜 is a typical ...
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Number+counter when NOT used as an adverb

Possible expressions are: A1 - 生徒が8人います B1 - 生徒8人がいます C1 - 8人生徒がいます D1 - 8人の生徒がいます A2 - 花を3本摘んだ B2 - 花3本を摘んだ C2 - 3本花を摘んだ D2 - 3本の花を摘んだ It believe A and C are considered to have an adverbial ...
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Omission of subject/object with descriptive counters

The omission of a subject or an object comes natural when what is being referred to is clear from the background information, or context, against which the sentence is uttered, NOT because the same ...
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Number appearing after counter

In short, 2弱体 looks like "two 弱体's" or "two units of 弱体", whereas 弱体2 looks like "弱体 type 2", "弱体 level 2", "弱体 II", etc. When a word comes after a ...
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