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例え, 喩え, 譬え, たとえ
esp. 例え
1. example
esp. 喩え, 譬え
2. simile, metaphor, allegory, fable, parable
たとえ, 仮令, 縦え, 縦令, たとい
Adverb, Usually in kana, often paired with ても, でも, and とも
even if, no matter (what), if, though, although, supposing, supposing that, -ever
例える, 喩える, 譬える, たとえ
Conjugated: たとえ
Ichidan verb, Transitive
to compare (something) to, to liken, to speak figuratively, to use a simile, to use a metaphor
Takes suru
1. part-time job, side job
2. part-time worker
See 曹長石
3. albite
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
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 (plant) (Rumex japonicus)
Particle, also でも, っても
1. even if, even though
Interjection, See さても, Abbreviation
2. wow
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