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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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ようだ, 様だ
Auxiliary, Usually in kana, usu. at sentence-end
1. seeming to be, appearing to be
See ような・1
2. like, similar to
See ように
3. in order to (e.g. meet goal), so that
as ように at sentence-end
4. indicates hope, wish, request or mild command
彼は少し疲れているようだ。