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こちら, 此方, こっち, こち
Pronoun, See そちら・1, See あちら・1, See どちら・1, Usually in kana, direction close to the speaker or towards the speaker
1. this way, this direction
place close to the speaker or where the speaker is
2. here
something physically close to the speaker
3. this (one)
4. I, me, we, us
Only こちら, someone physically close to the speaker and of equal or higher status
5. this person
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匂い, 臭い, 匂, におい
臭い usu. has a negative connotation
1. odour, odor, scent, smell, stench
2. aura, whiff, smacks of ..., sense, flavour, flavor
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匂う, 臭う, におう
Conjugated: におい
Godan verb, Intransitive, usu. 匂う
1. to be fragrant, to smell (good)
usu. 臭う
2. to stink, to smell (bad)
3. to glow, to be bright
4. to smack of, to show hints of
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, 出
Noun, used as a suffix
1. coming out, going out, outflow, efflux, rising (of the Sun or the Moon)
2. attending (work), appearing (on stage), one's turn to go on
3. start, beginning
4. origins, background, person (or item) originating from ..., graduate of ..., native of ..., member of ... (lineage)
5. architectural member that projects outward
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, にて
Particle, indicates location of action; にて is the formal literary form
1. at, in, when
indicates means of action
2. by, with
3. and then, so
Only で, See よ・1, at sentence-end; indicates certainty, emphasis, etc., Dialect: Kansai-ben
4. let me tell you, don't you know
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, い
Conjunction, Auxiliary, See ないで・1, Archaism, after a -nai stem
without doing ...
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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