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Only A (small number of something)
Can also refer to a single time (only now, only once, etc.)
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     きり           
We did our best, just the two of us.
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この あたり  イギリス      きり です  
He's the only British person in this area.

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ANoun きり
 
ANoun っきり
 
 
Basic Examples:
(only two people (two of us))

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You can use it with verbs in the た form too. To express that a person did an action and kept doing it without returning from it.

Eg: は、びにったきりってない。
8 years ago

Discussion about this grammar
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だけとおなじですか?
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7 years ago
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ニュアンスはいます!「きり」はさなというっています。

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7 years ago



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