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, 街, まち, ちょう
esp. 町
1. town, block, neighbourhood, neighborhood
Only 街
2. downtown, main street
3. street, road
Only 町, Only ちょう
4. 109.09 m
5. 0.99 hectares
Particle, pronounced わ in modern Japanese
1. topic marker particle
2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
3. adds emphasis
ロンドン, 倫敦
Usually in kana
London (UK)
Particle, See 乃, occasionally ん, orig. written 乃 or 之
1. indicates possessive
2. nominalizes verbs and adjectives
See が・1
3. substitutes for "ga" in subordinate phrases
often ん
4. (at sentence-end, falling tone) indicates a confident conclusion
Female term or language
5. (at sentence-end) indicates emotional emphasis
すぐ, 直ぐ
Adverb, Usually in kana
1. immediately, at once, right away, directly
2. soon, before long, shortly
3. easily, readily, without difficulty
4. right (near), nearby, just (handy)
5. honest, upright, frank, straightforward
過ぐ, すぐ
Nidan verb, Intransitive, See 過ぎる・すぎる・1, Archaism
1. to pass through, to pass by, to go beyond
See 過ぎる・すぎる・2
2. to pass (i.e. of time), to elapse
See 過ぎる・すぎる・3
3. to have expired, to have ended, to be over
See 過ぎる・すぎる・4
4. to exceed, to surpass, to be above
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