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, なつ
Adverbial noun, Temporal noun (jisoumeishi)
, か
Xia dynasty (China, perhaps c. 2070-1600 BCE, perhaps mythological), Hsia dynasty
, げ
Buddhist term
summer (on the lunisolar calendar: 16th day of the 4th month to the 15th day of the 7th month)
, なつい
Slang, from 夏 and 熱い
blisteringly hot, relentlessly hot, scorching
Particle, pronounced わ in modern Japanese
1. topic marker particle
2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
3. adds emphasis
ビール, ビア, ビヤ, ビヤー, ビーア, ビアー
See 麦酒, ビール is sometimes written as 麦酒
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