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やってくる, やって来る, 遣って来る
Expression, Usually in kana
1. to come along, to come around, to turn up
2. to arrive at the present, to get where one is, to have been doing something (for a period of time)
10分もすれば彼がやってきます。
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
Particle, pronounced わ in modern Japanese
1. topic marker particle
2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
3. adds emphasis
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