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, うえ
May take 'no', Adverb, Noun, used as a suffix
1. above, up, over, elder (e.g. daughter)
2. top, summit, head (e.g. of a staircase)
3. surface
4. before, previous
5. superiority, one's superior, one's elder
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, じょう
Noun, used as a suffix
1. from the standpoint of, as a matter of (e.g. fact), in the field of, being of the type of
2. aboard (a ship or vehicle), on top of, above
See 下・げ・2, See 上巻
3. first volume (e.g. book)
4. superior quality, best, high class
5. going up
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, うわ
upper, upward, outer, surface, top
, かみ
Antonym: 下・しも・1
1. upper reaches (of a river), upper stream
2. top, upper part, upper half (of the body)
3. long ago
4. beginning, first
See 御上・1, Honorific or respectful
5. person of high rank (e.g. the emperor)
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1. at (place, time), in, on, during
2. to (direction, state), toward, into
3. for (purpose)
4. because of (reason), with
5. by, from
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ある, 有る, 在る
Conjugated: あります
Godan verb, Intransitive, See 居る・いる・1, Usually in kana, usu. of inanimate objects
1. to be, to exist, to live
2. to have
3. to be located
4. to be equipped with
5. to happen, to come about
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新聞, しんぶん
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1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
3. but, however, still, and
after the volitional form of a verb
4. regardless of, whether (or not)
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May take 'no'
1. bull
See ブルドッグ, Abbreviation
2. bulldog
See ブルドーザー
3. bulldozer
See ブルジョア
4. bourgeois, bourgeoisie
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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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植える, うえ
Conjugated: うえ
Ichidan verb, Transitive
1. to plant, to grow, to raise
2. to insert, to transplant, to implant, to set (type)
3. to inoculate (e.g. an infectious agent)
4. to instill (idea, value, etc.), to inculcate
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飢え, 餓え, 饑え, うえ
hunger, starvation
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飢える, 餓える, 饑える, うえ, かつえる
Conjugated: うえ
Ichidan verb, Intransitive
1. to starve, to be famished, to be hungry
2. to be starved of (e.g. love), to be thirsty for (e.g. knowledge), to be hungry for
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, うえ, うけ, せん, あげ
cylindrical bamboo fishing basket