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どう, 如何
Adverb, See こう・1, See そう・1, See ああ, Usually in kana
how, in what way, how about
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Interjection, See どうどう・2
whoa (command used to stop a horse, etc.)
, どう
1. the same, the said
2. likewise
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, 赤金, どう, あか, あかがね
1. copper (Cu)
Only どう, See 銅メダル, Abbreviation
2. bronze (medal)
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, どう
Noun, used as a suffix
1. temple, shrine, chapel
2. hall
Suffix, suffix attached to the names of some businesses, stores, etc.
3. company
Noun, used as a prefix, See 表座敷, Archaism
4. front room
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, どう
Antonym: 静・1
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, どう
Anatomical term
1. sinus, cavity, antrum
2. neighborhood (administrative division in North Korea)
, どう
1. trunk, torso, body, abdomen, waist
2. plastron (in kendo), touching the plastron (kimari-te in kendo)
3. frame (of a drum, etc.), sound box (of a shamisen, etc.), hull (of a ship)
See 親・おや・2, hanafuda, Obscure term, also written as 筒
4. dealer
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, どう
See 道・みち・1, Abbreviation
1. road, path, street, route
See 道・みち・5
2. way, set of practices, rules for conducting oneself
3. Buddhist teachings
4. Taoism
5. modern administrative region of Japan (Hokkaido)
, どう, ド
Prefix, occ. written 度 (ateji)
1. precisely, exactly, plumb, totally, very much
2. damn, stupid, cursed
, 幡幢, はたほこ, はたぼこ, どう
See 鉾・1, Buddhist term
1. long-handled Chinese spear bearing a small flag
Only どう
2. banner, hanging
なる, 成る, 為る
Conjugated: なりました
Godan verb, Intransitive, Usually in kana
1. to become, to get, to grow, to turn, to reach, to attain
2. to result in, to turn out, to end up, to prove (to be)
as ...からなる or ...よりなる
3. to consist of, to be composed of, to be made up of
4. to be completed, to be realized, to succeed, to be attained, to be accomplished
5. to change (into), to turn (into), to transform
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鳴る, なる
Conjugated: なりました
Godan verb, Intransitive
to sound, to ring, to resound, to echo, to roar, to rumble
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なる, 生る
Conjugated: なりました
Godan verb, Intransitive, Usually in kana
to bear fruit
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Particle, at sentence end
1. indicates a question
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
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