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ある, 有る, 在る
Conjugated: あった
Godan verb, Intransitive, See 居る・いる・1, Usually in kana, usu. of inanimate objects
1. to be, to exist, to live
2. to have
3. to be located
4. to be equipped with
5. to happen, to come about
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あう, 会う, 逢う, 遭う, 遇う
Conjugated: あった
Godan verb, Intransitive, 逢う is often used for close friends, etc. and may be associated with drama or pathos; 遭う may have an undesirable nuance
1. to meet, to encounter, to see
Usually in kana, esp. 遭う when in kanji
2. to have an accident, to have a bad experience
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合う, あう, おう
Conjugated: あった
Godan verb, Intransitive
1. to come together, to merge, to unite, to meet
2. to fit, to match, to suit, to agree with, to be correct
3. to be profitable, to be equitable
Auxiliary verb, after the -masu stem of a verb
4. to do ... to each other, to do ... together
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Expression, used for hypothetical situations
1. even if ..., even supposing that ...
after a noun or pronoun
2. also as ..., also for ..., also from the position of ...
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ごくわずか, ごく僅か, 極僅か
Expression, NA-adjective, See 極・ごく・1, See 僅か・わずか・1, Usually in kana
derisory, negligible, minimal, nominal, imperceptible
Particle, Conjunction
1. and, besides, moreover, what's more, not only ... but also
usu. indicates one of several reasons
2. because, since
at sentence end; gives reason for an unstated but deducible conclusion
3. the thing is, for one thing
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Auxiliary, See 選ばれし者・えらばれしもの, See た・1, Archaism, literary form of 〜た
did, (have) done
あずさ, 梓, , アズサ
Only あずさ, Only アズサ, See 夜糞峰榛, Usually in kana
1. Japanese cherry birch (Betula grossa)
See キササゲ
2. yellow catalpa (Catalpa ovata)
See 赤芽柏・1
3. Japanese mallotus (Mallotus japonicus)
4. printing block
See 梓弓, Abbreviation
5. catalpa bow
ぎし, 羊蹄, ようてい, のね, , ギシギシ
Usually in kana
Japanese dock (Rumex japonicus)
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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