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一度, 1度, 一たび, ひと度, 一とたび, いちど, ひとたび
1. once, one time, on one occasion
Only ひとたび
2. temporarily, for a moment
Only いちど
3. one degree, one tone, one musical interval
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, きり
See 靄, See 霞・1
1. fog, mist
2. spray
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きり, 切り, 限り, 切, 限
1. end, finish, stop
See 切りがない・1, See 切りのない
2. bounds, limits
esp. 限り,限
3. delivery date (of a futures contract)
4. finale (of a noh song), end of an act (in jōruri or kabuki), final performance of the day (in vaudeville)
Suffix, Counter
5. counter for slices (esp. thick slices), counter for cuts (e.g. fish, meat)
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, きり, キリ
paulownia (Paulownia tomentosa), empress tree, foxglove tree
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奇利, きり
unexpected benefit, sudden profit
, きり
drill, gimlet, awl, auger
きめ, 木目, 肌理, きり
Usually in kana
1. texture (e.g. skin, fabric)
See 木目・もくめ, esp. 木目
2. grain (e.g. wood)
Only きめ, See きめ細か・きめこまか・2
3. detail
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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人生, じんせい
(human) life (i.e. conception to death)
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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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大切に, たいせつに
carefully, with caution, with great care
生きる, 活きる, いきる
Ichidan verb, Intransitive
1. to live, to exist
2. to make a living, to subsist
3. to be in effect, to be in use, to function
4. to come to life, to be enlivened
5. to be safe (in baseball, go, etc.)
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