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あなた, 貴方, 貴女, 貴男
Pronoun, Usually in kana, trad. polite in ref. to someone of equal or lower status, now oft. regarded as rude or distant
1. you
Only 貴方, Only 貴男, Familiar language, used by wives addressing their husbands
2. dear, honey
かなた, 彼方, あなた
Pronoun, Usually in kana
beyond, across, the other side, the distance
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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
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助け, 援ける, 救ける, 扶ける, 佐ける, 佑ける, 輔ける, たすける
Conjugated: 助け
Ichidan verb, Transitive
1. to save, to rescue
2. to help, to assist
3. to support (financially), to contribute (to), to provide aid
4. to facilitate, to stimulate, to promote, to contribute to
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助け, たすけ
assistance, help, aid, support, reinforcement
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助く, 輔く, 扶く, たすく
Conjugated: 助け
Godan verb, Transitive, See 助ける・1
to help, to save, to rescue
1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
3. but, however, still, and
after the volitional form of a verb
4. regardless of, whether (or not)
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ある, 有る, 在る
Conjugated: なかったら
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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ない, 無い
Conjugated: なかったら
Usually in kana
1. nonexistent, not being (there)
2. unowned, not had, unpossessed
See またとない
3. unique, impossible, won't happen
Auxiliary adjective, after the -te form of a verb
4. to not be, to have not
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亡い, ない
Conjugated: なかったら
See 無い・1
Conjugated: なかったら
Suffix, verb-negating suffix; may indicate question or invitation with rising intonation
1. not
See 忙しない, after the root of an adjective
2. emphatic suffix
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我々, 吾々, 我我, 吾吾, われわれ
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Particle, pronounced わ in modern Japanese
1. indicates sentence topic
2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
3. adds emphasis
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仕事, しごと
Takes suru, Intransitive
work, job, labor, labour, business, task, assignment, occupation, employment
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1. indicates direct object of action
2. indicates subject of causative expression
3. indicates an area traversed
4. indicates time (period) over which action takes place
5. indicates point of departure or separation of action
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間に合わせる, 間に合せる, まにあわせる
Conjugated: 間に合わせられなかった
Ichidan verb
1. to make do with, to manage with, to make shift
See 間に合う・1
2. to get (something) done in time, to have ready (by)
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間に合わす, まにあわす
Conjugated: 間に合わせられなかった
Expression, Godan verb
to make something be done in time
間に合う, 間にあう, まにあう
Conjugated: 間に合わせられなかった
Godan verb, Intransitive
1. to be in time (for)
2. to serve (suit, meet) the purpose, to be good enough, to be enough, to manage, to make do
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