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主人, 主, しゅじん
May take 'no', See ご主人
1. head (of a household), proprietor (of a store), proprietress, landlord, landlady
2. one's husband
3. (one's) employer, (one's) master
4. host, hostess
主人は料理がとても上手です。
, 主人, あるじ
1. head (of a household), proprietor (of a store), proprietress, landlord, landlady, master (of a servant)
See 饗設け, Archaism, also written as 饗
2. entertaining someone as one's guest
この家のあるじは私だ。
Particle, pronounced わ in modern Japanese
1. topic marker particle
2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
3. adds emphasis
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