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copula, See である, See です, plain copula
1. be, is
Auxiliary verb, See た・1, た after certain verb forms; indicates past or completed action
2. did, (have) done
See た・2, indicates light imperative
3. please, do
, 出
Noun, used as a suffix
1. coming out, going out, outflow, efflux, rising (of the Sun or the Moon)
2. attending (work), appearing (on stage), one's turn to go on
3. start, beginning
4. origins, background, person (or item) originating from ..., graduate of ..., native of ..., member of ... (lineage)
5. architectural member that projects outward
, にて
Particle, indicates location of action; にて is the formal literary form
1. at, in
indicates time of action
2. at, when
indicates means of action
3. by, with
4. and then, so
Only で, Auxiliary, See て, indicates continuing action; alternative form of 〜て used for some verb types
5. and, then
, い
Conjunction, Auxiliary, See ないで・1, Archaism, after a -nai stem
without doing ...
Expression, See だ・1, See であります, Polite, polite copula
be, is
きる, 出来る, 出きる, 出來る
Ichidan verb, Intransitive, Usually in kana
1. to be able (in a position) to do, to be up to the task
2. to be ready, to be completed
3. to be made, to be built
4. to be good at, to be permitted (to do)
5. to become intimate, to take up (with somebody)
Ichidan verb, Intransitive, Antonym: 入る・はいる・1
1. to leave, to exit, to go out, to come out, to get out
2. to leave (on a journey), to depart, to start out, to set out
3. to move forward
4. to come to, to get to, to lead to, to reach
5. to appear, to come out, to emerge, to surface, to come forth, to turn up, to be found, to be detected, to be discovered, to be exposed, to show, to be exhibited, to be on display
1. but, however, though, nevertheless, still, yet, even so, also, as well
2. even
3. however, no matter how, even if, even though
4. ... or something
as 〜でも〜でも
5. either ... or ..., neither ... nor ...
, 既に, 已に, すん
Adverb, Usually in kana
already, too late
出かける, 出掛ける, かける
Ichidan verb, Intransitive
1. to go out (e.g. on an excursion or outing), to leave, to depart, to start, to set out
2. to be about to leave, to be just going out
だが, すが
but, however, (and) yet, nevertheless, still, for all that
なん, 何
Expression, Usually in kana
1. any, anything, whatever, whatever one likes, everything, all
Adverb, at start of sentence
2. I am told, I hear, I understand, they say
それ, 其れ
Conjunction, Usually in kana
but (still), and yet, nevertheless, even so, notwithstanding
きるだけ, 出来るだけ, 出来る丈
Expression, Adverb, May take 'no', Usually in kana
as much as one can, as much as possible, if at all possible
出会う, 出逢う, 出合う, 出遭う, 出あう, あう
Godan verb, Intransitive, 出遭う usu. has a negative connotation
1. to meet (by chance), to come across, to run across, to encounter, to happen upon
Only 出会う, Only 出合う, esp. 出合う
2. to meet (e.g. of rivers, highways, etc.)
often used imperatively as 出会え
3. to emerge and engage (an enemy)
CD, シーィー
See コンパクトディスク
1. compact disk, CD
See キャッシュディスペンサー
2. cash dispenser
See 譲渡可能定期預金証書
3. (negotiable) certificate of deposit
アイ, アイィア, アィィア
出来事, 出来ごと, きごと, きこと
incident, affair, happening, event
宣伝, せん
Takes suru
publicity, advertisement, advertising, propaganda
, ヴィ, ビィオウ, ヴ
Sports term
birdie (golf)
言うまもない, 言うまも無い, 言う迄も無い, 言う迄もない, いうまもない, ゆうまもない
goes without saying, needless to say, obvious
, 御田, お田
Food term, Usually in kana
oden, dish of various ingredients, e.g. egg, daikon, potato, chikuwa, konnyaku, etc. stewed in soy-flavored dashi
copula, Godan verb, See だ・1, See であります, literary or formal term
be, is
, だれ
Expression, Pronoun
anyone, anybody, everyone, everybody, whoever
, のだ, ん, んだ
Expression, の and ん add emphasis
the expectation is that ..., the reason is that ..., the fact is that ..., the explanation is that ..., it is that ...
Expression, See か・1, Polite, at sentence-end
indicates question
しょう, しょ
Expression, See だろう
1. it seems, I think, I guess, I wonder
2. right?, don't you agree?
どなた, 何方
Adverb, Usually in kana, Honorific or respectful
どれ, 何れ
Adverb, See 何れ・どれ・2, Usually in kana
any one, any, whichever
何度, なんど
any number of times
もない, も無い
Expression, Usually in kana
it is not (like that) either
Godan verb, See である, である with も; formal, literary
1. to also be (implies that as well as the earlier stated this is also the case)
2. to be ... or something
誰に, だれに
Expression, Conjunction, See 誰でも, adv. equivalent of 誰でも; used with positive verbs
anyone, anybody, everyone, whoever
Expression, nuance of comparison
up to ... (e.g. items), until ... (times), as far as
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