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Takes suru
1. date (with someone)
2. date (day)
する, 為る
Usually in kana
1. to do, to carry out, to perform
2. to cause to become, to make (into), to turn (into)
3. to serve as, to act as, to work as
4. to wear (clothes, a facial expression, etc.)
as 〜にする,〜とする
5. to judge as being, to view as being, to think of as, to treat as, to use as
刷る, 摺る, する
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to print
2. to color or pattern fabric using a wooden mold
する, 掏る, スる
Godan verb, Transitive, See すり, Usually in kana
to pickpocket, to steal
擦る, 摩る, 磨る, 擂る, する
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to rub, to chafe, to strike (match), to file, to frost (glass)
2. to lose (e.g. a match), to forfeit, to squander one's money (e.g. through gambling, Pachinko, etc.)
剃る, そる, する
Godan verb, Transitive
to shave
なんて, 何て
Noun or verb acting prenominally, Adverb, Usually in kana
1. how ...!, what ...!
2. what?, what's that?
Particle, Adverb, expresses disdain, dislike, astonishment, etc.
things like, something like, someone like, such a thing as, (the fact) that, to think that
とんでもない, とんでも無い, 飛んでもない
Usually in kana
1. unthinkable, absurd, outrageous, preposterous, terrible
2. absolutely not!, not at all!, far from it!, impossible!, preposterous!, what a thing to say!, no way!, bullshit
3. don't mention it, you're welcome
こと, 事, 縡, こん
Usually in kana
1. thing, matter
2. incident, occurrence, event, something serious, trouble, crisis
3. circumstances, situation, state of affairs
4. work, business, affair
5. after an inflectable word, creates a noun phrase indicating something the speaker does not feel close to
, 箏, 筝, こと, そう
1. koto (13-stringed Japanese zither)
Only こと, Archaism
2. stringed instrument
Only 箏, Only 筝
3. zheng (Chinese zither), guzheng
古都, こと
ancient city, former capital
, 殊, こと, け
Only こと, NA-adjective, Noun, used as a prefix, Archaism
1. difference (from one another), different thing, other
2. unusual, extraordinary
糊塗, こと
Takes suru
patching up (e.g. a failure), covering up (e.g. a mistake), glossing over
Particle, particle always used at sentence-end
1. particle indicating a command
Female term or language, often as ことね
2. particle indicating mild enthusiasm
3. particle indicating a gentle interrogative
at sentence end as ことよ
4. particle used to soften a judgment or conclusion
, げん, こと
word, remark, statement
, 若, ごと, こと, もころ
Adverbial noun, See 如し
like, similar to, same as
, 出
Noun, used as a suffix
1. coming out, going out, outflow, efflux, rising (of the Sun or the Moon)
2. attending (work), appearing (on stage), one's turn to go on
3. start, beginning
4. origins, background, person (or item) originating from ..., graduate of ..., native of ..., member of ... (lineage)
5. architectural member that projects outward
, にて
Particle, indicates location of action; にて is the formal literary form
1. at, in
indicates time of action
2. at, when
indicates means of action
3. by, with
4. and then, so
Only で, Auxiliary, See て, indicates continuing action; alternative form of 〜て used for some verb types
5. and, then
, い
Conjunction, Auxiliary, See ないで・1, Archaism, after a -nai stem
without doing ...
, 為
See 為る・1, Usually in kana, literary form of 為る
to do
, 鬆
Usually in kana
1. cavity (in old root vegetables, tofu, metal casting, etc.), pore, hollow, bubble, blowhole
May take 'no'
2. porous, pithy, spongy
Auxiliary, See です, Abbreviation, semi-polite copula
be, is
だれ, 簾, 簀垂れ,
Usually in kana
1. bamboo screen, rattan blind
Only すだれ
2. bamboo mat (for rolling sushi)
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