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1. too, also, in addition, as well, (not) either (in a negative sentence)
as AもBも
2. both A and B, A as well as B, neither A nor B (in a negative sentence)
used for emphasis or to express absence of doubt regarding a quantity, etc.
3. even, as much as, as many as, as far as, as long as, no less than, no fewer than
often as 〜ても, 〜でも, 〜とも, etc.
4. even if, even though, although, in spite of
Adverb, See もう・3, Colloquialism, Abbreviation
5. further, more, again, another, the other
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Auxiliary verb, after the imperfective form of certain verbs and adjectives
1. indicates speculation
2. indicates will
3. indicates invitation
, 鰻,
Noun, used as a prefix, See 鰻・うなぎ, See 鰻巻き・うまき, Usually in kana, Abbreviation, often used in names of dishes containing eel
eel (esp. the Japanese eel, Anguilla japonica)
さぎ, 兎, 兔, 菟, , ウサギ
Usually in kana
rabbit, hare, coney, cony, lagomorph (esp. leporids)
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Conjunction, See 浮きつ沈みつ, See 追いつ追われつ, form: ...つ...つ
1. indicates two contrasting actions
Particle, Archaism
2. indicates possessive (often found in place names and compound words)
, 箇, 個, ち, ぢ, じ
Counter, Usually in kana
counter for the hito-futa-mi counting system (forming hitotsu, futatsu, mitsu, and misoji, yasoji, etc.)
Expression, Particle, See に・1, emphasises word marked by に
1. to, for, on, in, at
2. in order to
See は・1, indicates respect for subject of sentence
3. as for, regarding
as AにはAが...; emphasizes the repeated word, followed by a contrasting statement
4. while it is (was) the case that ..., indeed ... (but), certainly ... (but)
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