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1. place, spot, space
2. field, discipline, sphere, realm
See その場・1
3. occasion, situation
4. scene (of a play, movie, etc.)
5. session (of the stock market)
, わ, , ぱ
counter for birds, rabbits, etc.
1. if ... then, when
often ...も...ば...も...
2. and
3. why don't you...?
often ...ば...ほど
4. the more (one does something)
5. because, since
, わ, , ぱ
counter for bundles
朝に道を聞かば、夕べに死すとも可なり, 朝に道を聞かば夕べに死すとも可なり, あしたにみちをきかばゆうべにしすともかなり
Expression, Proverb, from a quote by Confucius
if a man hears the Way in the morning, he may die in the evening without regret
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