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どんな
Pre-noun adjectival (rentaishi), See こんな, See そんな・1, See あんな
1. what kind of, what sort of
as どんな...でも, どんな...も, etc.
2. no matter what (kind of), whatever, any, all
私はどんな戦争にも反対だ。
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こと, 事, 縡, こん
Usually in kana
1. thing, matter
2. incident, occurrence, event, something serious, trouble, crisis
3. circumstances, situation, state of affairs
4. work, business, affair
5. after an inflectable word, creates a noun phrase indicating something the speaker does not feel close to
「U.F.Oとは何を表しているの」「未確認飛行物体のことだと思う」
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, 箏, 筝, こと, そう
1. koto (13-stringed Japanese zither)
Only こと, Archaism
2. stringed instrument
Only 箏, Only 筝
3. zheng (Chinese zither), guzheng
彼女は琴を弾くことがとても好きだ。
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古都, こと
ancient city, former capital
この古都に何か新しいものがあることは、だれでも知っている。
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, 殊, こと, け
Only こと, NA-adjective, Noun, used as a prefix, Archaism
1. difference (from one another), different thing, other
2. unusual, extraordinary
糊塗, こと
Takes suru, Transitive
patching up (e.g. a failure), covering up (e.g. a mistake), glossing over
こと
Particle, particle always used at sentence-end
1. particle indicating a command
Female term or language, often as ことね
2. particle indicating mild enthusiasm
3. particle indicating a gentle interrogative
at sentence end as ことよ
4. particle used to soften a judgment or conclusion
, げん, こと
word, remark, statement
彼の言に従って行動するのはりこうではない。
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, 若, ごと, こと, もころ
Adverb, See 如し
like, similar to, same as
Particle
1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
Conjunction
3. but, however, still, and
after the volitional form of a verb
4. regardless of, whether (or not)
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ある, 有る, 在る
Conjugated: あった
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。
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あう, 会う, 逢う, 遭う, 遇う
Conjugated: あった
Godan verb, Intransitive, 逢う is often used for close friends, etc. and may be associated with drama or pathos; 遭う may have an undesirable nuance
1. to meet, to encounter, to see
Usually in kana, esp. 遭う when in kanji
2. to have an accident, to have a bad experience
前に彼にあったのを覚えている。
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合う, あう, おう
Conjugated: あった
Godan verb, Intransitive
1. to come together, to merge, to unite, to meet
2. to fit, to match, to suit, to agree with, to be correct
3. to be profitable, to be equitable
Auxiliary verb, after the -masu stem of a verb
4. to do ... to each other, to do ... together
このチョッキは前が合わない。
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としても
Expression, used for hypothetical situations
1. even if ..., even supposing that ...
after a noun or pronoun
2. also as ..., also for ..., also from the position of ...
学生服は普段着としても式服としても着られるので便利だ。
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