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その, 其の, そん
Pre-noun adjectival (rentaishi), See この・1, See あの, See どの, Usually in kana, something or someone distant from the speaker, close to the listener; actions of the listener, or ideas expressed or understood by the listener
1. that, the
preceding a number
2. part (as in "part two")
Only その, Interjection
3. um ..., er ..., uh ...
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, 苑, 薗, その
1. garden, orchard, park
See 学びの園
2. place, world, environment
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いぬ, , 狗, イヌ
1. dog (Canis (lupus) familiaris)
See みっこくしゃ, Derogatory, Usually in kana
2. squealer, rat, snitch, informer, informant, spy
3. loser, asshole
Noun, used as a prefix
4. counterfeit, inferior, useless, wasteful
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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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, わたし
Pronoun, slightly formal or feminine
I, me
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, , わらわ
Pronoun, Archaism, Humble, Female term or language
I, me
あたし, , あたくし, あたい, あて
Pronoun, Female term or language, Usually in kana
I, me
, あっし, わっし
Pronoun, mainly used by working men
I, me
, わい, わて
Pronoun, Archaism, Dialect: Kansai-ben
1. I, me
Only わい, used toward people of equal or lower status
2. you
, わたい
Pronoun, Archaism, Dialect: Kantou-ben
I, me
, し
See 公・1
private affairs, personal matter
, わたくし
Pronoun, See 私・わたし, usu. more formal than わたし
1. I, me
May take 'no', Antonym: 公・おおやけ・2
2. personal (affairs, etc.), private
3. selfishness, partiality
4. secrecy, confidentiality
, わっち
Pronoun, used esp. by people of low status
I, me
わし, 儂,
Pronoun, Usually in kana, Male term, used by elderly
I, me
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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姿, すがた
1. figure, form, shape
2. appearance, dress, guise
3. state, condition, picture, image
See 和歌
4. form (of a waka)
Noun, used as a suffix
5. dressed in ..., wearing ...
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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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みる, 見る, 観る, 視る
Ichidan verb, Transitive
1. to see, to look, to watch, to view, to observe
2. to examine, to look over, to assess, to check, to judge
See 看る
3. to look after, to attend to, to take care of, to keep an eye on
4. to experience, to meet with (misfortune, success, etc.)
Auxiliary verb, Usually in kana, after the -te form of a verb
5. to try ..., to have a go at ..., to give ... a try
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