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各+NOUN as “each NOUN, various NOUN”

各+NOUN as “each NOUN, various NOUN”

The word 各 (かく) can be attached before a NOUN word as a prefix to create the meaning of “each NOUN” or “various NOUN.”
*Sometimes adding 各 (かく) before another noun word can change the overall pronunciation/reading.

Example(s):

各会員は願書を出す必要がある。
Kakukaiin wa gansho o dasu hitsuyou ga aru.
(Every member has to submit an application form.)

各人にパンフレットをあげてください。
Kakujin ni pamphlet o agete kudasai.
(Please give each person a pamphlet.)

夏休みにヨーロッパの各国に旅行しました。
Natsuyasumi ni kakukoku ni ryokou shimashita.
(Over summer vacation, I went on a trip to various European countries.)