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ビル
See ビルディング, Abbreviation
1. multi-floor building, multi-storey building
2. bill
私の事務所はあのグレーの6階建てのビルの4階だ。
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, used for non-exhaustive lists related to a specific time and place
1. such things as ..., and ... and
See や否や・1, after the dictionary form of a verb
2. the minute (that) ..., no sooner than ..., as soon as
copula, See だ・1, Dialect: Kansai-ben
3. be, is
Interjection, punctuational exclamation in haiku, renga, etc.
4. o, oh
interjection expressing surprise
5. huh, what
これじゃあ、僕は一生結婚なんて出来やしないや。
理想, りそう
May take 'no', See 現実
ideal, ideals
サミーはジョンにとって理想の歌手だった。
Particle, prohibitive; used with dictionary form verb
1. don't
imperative (from なさい); used with -masu stem of verb
2. do
Interjection, See なあ
3. hey, listen, you
when seeking confirmation, for emphasis, etc.; used at sentence end
4. now, ..., well, ..., I tell you!, you know
used to express admiration, emotionality, etc.; used at sentence end
5. wow, ooh
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」
, 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。
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。
, 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
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。
, 若, ごと, こと, もころ
Adverbial noun, See 如し
like, similar to, same as
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
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