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あう, 会う, 逢う, 遭う, 遇う
Godan verb, Intransitive, 逢う is often used for close friends, etc. and may be associated with drama or pathos; 遭う may have an undesirable nuance
1. to meet, to encounter, to see
Usually in kana, esp. 遭う when in kanji
2. to have an accident, to have a bad experience
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
1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
3. but, however, still, and
after the volitional form of a verb
4. regardless of, whether (or not)
多い, おおい
1. many, numerous, a lot
2. large quantity, large amount
3. frequent, common
覆い, 被い, 蔽い, 掩い, おおい
cover, mantle, shroud, hood
おい, おおい, おーい, オイ, オーイ, オオイ
1. hey!, oi!, ahoy!
Only おい, Pronoun, Dialect: Kansai-ben
2. I, me
大い, 大, おおい
Prefix, See 従・ひろい, Archaism, also written as 正
1. greater (of equal court ranks), upper, senior
NA-adjective, See 大いなる, See 大いに
2. a great deal, very much
馬肥やし, 馬肥, 苜蓿, うまごやし, もくしゅく, まごやし, おおい, ウマゴヤシ
1. toothed medick (Medicago polymorpha), hairy medick, bur clover
See 白詰草, Colloquialism
2. white clover (Trifolium repens)
覆う, 被う, 掩う, 蔽う, 蓋う, おおう
Conjugated: おおい
Godan verb, Transitive
to cover, to hide, to conceal, to wrap, to disguise
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