TAKOBOTO

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ひと, , ヒト
1. man, person
2. human being, mankind, people
Usually in kana
3. human (Homo sapiens), humans as a species
4. character, personality
5. man of talent, true man
この人は画家だ!
, じん
Suffix, indicates nationality, race, origin, etc.
1. -ian (e.g. Italian), -ite (e.g. Tokyoite)
indicates expertise (in a certain field)
2. -er (e.g. performer, etc.), person working with ...
usu. in compound words
3. man, person, people
この人は画家だ!
, と
Suffix
person
この人は画家だ!
, にん
Counter
counter for people
この人は画家だ!
Particle, pronounced わ in modern Japanese
1. topic marker particle
2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
3. adds emphasis
みんな, 皆, 皆んな, みな
Adverb, Usually in kana
1. all, everyone, everybody
2. everything
ここにいた人々はみんな行ってしまった。
ダイエット
Takes suru
1. diet
2. losing weight by any method (e.g. exercise)
少しは働け。ダイエットになるぞ。
すべき, す可き
Expression, See するべき, Usually in kana, Abbreviation
should do, ought to do
私は、何をすべきかわからない。
copula, See である, See です, plain copula
1. be, is
Auxiliary verb, See た・1, た after certain verb forms; indicates past or completed action
2. did, (have) done
See た・2, indicates light imperative
3. please, do
Particle, Conjunction
1. if, when
2. and
3. with
4. used for quoting (thoughts, speech, etc.)
See と金, Shogi term, Abbreviation
5. promoted pawn
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