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三分の一, さんぶんのいち

  • sanbunnoichi


noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • one third
  • a third part

Examples of 三分の一,さんぶんのいち in a Sentence

One-third of the six members were women.
About one third of the earth's surface is land.
One-third of the Earth's surface is desert.
Our city has one third as many people as Tokyo.
One third of the friends I grew up with are dead.
Only one third of the members turned up at the meeting.
One third of the population of that country cannot read.
The circulation of the newspaper is only one-third that of its competitor.
Almost one-third of all office workers wear spectacles.
Medicaid, a program originally created to provide medical care for poverty-level women and children, today spends almost a third of its budget on elderly people.

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