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テ形, て形, テけい, てけい
Linguistics terminology
-te form (e.g. of a verb)
ある, 有る, 在る
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
悪いけどほかに用事があるの。
ある, 或る, 或
Pre-noun adjectival (rentaishi), Usually in kana
a certain ..., some ...
ある学生に会うところです。
Auxiliary, See で・5, で after certain verb forms
indicates continuing action
,
Particle, See と・4, casual quoting particle
1. you said, he said, she said, they said
See たって・1, as たって; indicates supposition
2. if ... then
as かって; indicates a satirical or rhetorical question
3. do you seriously think that
indicates certainty, insistence, emphasis, etc.
4. I already told you, you should know by now that, of course
abbr. of という
5. the said ..., said ...
あいつが僕のことを「ばかなやつ」っていったんだよ。
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