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Both means "far", right? Please help me understand the difference between these two words with example sentences.


For learning: Japanese
Base language: English
Category: Language



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    遠く just means 'far', while 遙か emphasizes a distance/difference between two things.

    遙か遠くに far away
    遙かかなたの宇宙 faraway universe
    遙かなるあこがれ distant yearnings
    遙か昔 a long long time ago
    遙か先のこと the remote future
    遙かに大きい by far larger


    遥かis a written word


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