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Particle, See 乃, occasionally ん, orig. written 乃 or 之
1. indicates possessive
2. nominalizes verbs and adjectives
See が・1
3. substitutes for "ga" in subordinate phrases
often ん
4. (at sentence-end, falling tone) indicates a confident conclusion
Female term or language
5. (at sentence-end) indicates emotional emphasis
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叔母, 伯母, おば, はくぼ, しゅくぼ
See 伯父・おじ, 伯母 can mean older and 叔母 can mean younger than one's parent
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おば, 小母
Familiar language, Usually in kana, vocative; usu. used with suffix さん or 様
old lady, ma'am
祖母, そぼ, ばば, おおば, おば, うば
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1. indicates direct object of action
2. indicates subject of causative expression
3. indicates an area traversed
4. indicates time (period) over which action takes place
5. indicates point of departure or separation of action
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