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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 ...
たまらない, 堪らない
Expression, Usually in kana
1. intolerable, unbearable, unendurable
2. irresistible, tremendous, out of this world
after te-form of verbs and adj.
3. cannot help (doing), cannot but do, anxious to do
たまる, 溜まる, 溜る
Conjugated: たまらない
Godan verb, Intransitive, Usually in kana
to collect, to gather, to save, to accumulate, to pile up
たまる, 堪る, 堪まる
Conjugated: たまらない
Godan verb, Intransitive, See 堪らない・1, Usually in kana, often adds emphasis
to bear, to endure
貯まる, たまる
Conjugated: たまらない
Godan verb, Intransitive
to be saved up (of money)
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