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結果, け
Takes suru
1. result, consequence, outcome, effect
2. coming to fruition, bearing fruit
3. as a result, consequently, therefore
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国会, こかい
1. National Diet, legislative assembly of Japan (1947-)
See 帝国議会・ていこくぎかい・1, Abbreviation
2. Imperial Diet, legislative assembly of Japan (1889-1947), parliament, congress
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それ, それ
Only それ, Interjection, used to call someone's attention to something
1. there!, look!
used to stir someone to action or fire oneself up
2. go on!, right!, here goes!
国家, こ
state, country, nation
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北海道, ほかいどう
Hokkaido (island, prefectural-level administrative unit)
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結局, けきょく
1. after all, in the end, ultimately, eventually
May take 'no', See 結局のところ
2. conclusion
See 終局・2
3. end of a game of go, shogi, etc.
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作家, さ
author, writer, novelist, artist
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1. soccer
2. seersucker
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国境, 国界, 国堺, こきょう, くにざかい, こかい
May take 'no'
national border, provincial border
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悪化, あ, あ
Takes suru, May take 'no'
(suffer) deterioration, growing worse, aggravation, degeneration, corruption
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ばかり, 許り, 許, ばかり, ば
Particle, Usually in kana
1. only, merely, nothing but, no more than
2. approximately, about
after the -ta form of a verb
3. just (finished, etc.)
See 言わんばかり・いわんばかり, after an attributive form or auxiliary verb ぬ(ん), also often …とばかり(に)
4. as if to, (as though) about to
often …とばかり(に)
5. indicates emphasis
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かけ, 切掛け, 切掛け, 切かけ, 切掛, 切, 切かけ, キッカケ
Usually in kana
chance, start, cue, excuse, motive, impetus, occasion
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1. truck, lorry
2. track (running, CD, etc.)
See トラック競技, Abbreviation
3. track events
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Adverb, Adverb taking the 'to' particle, Onomatopoeic or mimetic word
all, completely, totally, entirely, thoroughly
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はっきり, ハキリ
Adverb, Adverb taking the 'to' particle, Onomatopoeic or mimetic word
1. clearly, plainly, distinctly
Takes suru, often as はっきりした
2. to be clear, to be definite, to be certain, to be exact, to become clear, to clear up
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かり, 確り, 聢り
Adverb, Adverb taking the 'to' particle, Takes suru, Usually in kana, Onomatopoeic or mimetic word
1. tightly (holding on), firmly, securely
2. strongly (built), solidly, sturdily, steadily
3. properly, well, sufficiently, hard (working, etc.), fully, completely
4. reliably, dependably, levelheadedly, shrewdly, wisely, cleverly
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物価, ぶ
prices of commodities, prices (in general), cost-of-living
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一回, 1回, いかい
once, one time, one round, one game, one bout, one heat, one inning
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国会議員, こかいぎいん
member of the Diet, Diet member, member of parliament, MP
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復帰, ふ
Takes suru, May take 'no'
1. return, comeback, reinstatement
Computer terminology
2. carriage return, CR
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復活, ふかつ
Takes suru, May take 'no'
1. revival (e.g. musical), come-back
2. restoration, rebirth, resurrection
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1. shock (psychological)
2. crisis (esp. financial), event that rattles the markets
3. shock (physical, mechanical)
Medicine term
4. shock (e.g. due to lack of blood flow), trauma
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発揮, は
Takes suru
show (of power, ability, etc.), exhibition, demonstration, display, manifestation
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きっと, 屹度, 急度, キ
Adverb, Usually in kana, Onomatopoeic or mimetic word
1. surely, undoubtedly, almost certainly, most likely (e.g. 90 percent)
esp. キッと
2. sternly, severely
3. having no slack, rigid, stiff, tight
4. suddenly, abruptly, instantly
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つかえる, 閊える, 支える, つかえる
Ichidan verb, Intransitive, Usually in kana
1. to stick, to get stuck, to get caught, to get jammed, to clog
2. to be unavailable, to be busy, to be occupied, to be full
3. to be piled up (e.g. of work)
4. to halt (in one's speech), to stumble (over one's words), to stutter, to stammer
See 痞える・つかえる
5. to feel blocked (of one's chest or throat, due to grief, anxiety, illness, etc.), to feel pressure, to feel pain
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May take 'no'
1. check, plaid, checkered
Takes suru
2. checking, monitoring, looking over, scrutinizing, inspecting
3. check (banking), cheque, bill (restaurant)
4. check (chess)
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あれ, あれ, あれえ, あれー
Interjection, indicates surprise, suspicion, etc.
1. huh?, eh?, what?, oh, hey!, look!, listen!
Only あれえ, Only あれー, Female term or language
2. help!
一気, い
1. one breath
Interjection, chanted repeatedly as a party cheer
2. chug!, drink!
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百貨店, ひゃかてん
(department) store, (department) stores
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一家, い, い
1. a family, a household, a home, one's family, whole family
2. (one's own) style, school
3. gang, (yakuza) family
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積極, せきょく, しゃきょく
Noun or verb acting prenominally, Antonym: 消極・しょうきょく・1
active, positive, progressive
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