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勉強, べんきょう
Takes suru
1. study
2. diligence
3. discount, reduction
する, 為る
Conjugated: している
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
のです, のだ, んです, んだ
Expression, の and ん add emphasis
the expectation is that ..., the reason is that ..., the fact is that ..., the explanation is that ..., it is that ...
Particle, used at sentence-end; indicates a question (sometimes rhetorical)
1. yes?, no?, isn't it?, is it?
after each alternative
2. or, whether or not
See 何か・1, after an interrogative
3. some- (e.g. something, someone)
indicates doubt, uncertainty, etc.; sometimes after other particles
4. hmm, huh
Prefix, See か弱い, emphatic prefix; usu. before an adjective
5. very
よく, 良く, 善く, 能く, 好く, 克く
Adverb, See 良い・1, Usually in kana
1. nicely, properly, well, skillfully, skilfully
2. frequently, often
3. I'm glad that you ..., thank you for ...
4. (you have) quite the nerve to, I don't know how you can ...
, よく
the following, next
, 慾, よく
Noun, used as a suffix
greed, craving, desire, appetite, hunger, avarice, wants
, つばさ, よく
1. wing
Only よく, See 二十八宿, See 朱雀・すざく・2, Astronomy term
2. Chinese "Wings" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
Suffix, Counter, Archaism
3. counter for birds or bird wings
良い, 善い, 好い, 佳い, 吉い, 宜い, よい, えい
Conjugated: よく
See いい・1, also いい (all senses)
1. good, excellent, fine, nice, pleasant, agreeable
See いい・2
2. sufficient, enough, ready, prepared
See いい・3
3. profitable (deal, business offer, etc.), beneficial
See いい・4, as て(も)良い, と(も)良い, etc.; indicates permission or compromise
4. OK, all right, fine, no problem
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