Maybe just 85%?

(or ju-.chuu.ha-.kku)

Literally: ten – middle – eight – nine

Alternately: Eight or nine out of ten; an 80% – 90% probability; “most likely, X”

Notes: This is obviously in the same vein as the previous 九分九厘, and may be considered equivalent, although in a purely mathematical sense the chances are lower and so the certainty is less absolute.

It does look pretty tasty

Also, this manjuu – image sourced here.

About Confanity

I love the written word more than anything else I've had the chance to work with. I'm back in the States from Japan for grad school, but still studying Japanese with the hope of becoming a translator -- or writer, or even teacher -- as long as it's something language-related.
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