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下す, 降す, くだす
Conjugated: 下せる
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to make a decision, to draw a conclusion
2. to give a judgement, to hand down a verdict, to pass a sentence, to give an order
3. to let go down, to lower
See 手を下す・1
4. to do oneself, to do by oneself
5. to beat, to defeat
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下ろす, 降ろす, 下す, おろす
Conjugated: 下せる
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to take down, to bring down, to lower (a hand, flag, shutter, etc.), to drop (an anchor, curtain, etc.), to let down (hair), to launch (a boat)
esp. 降ろす
2. to drop off (a passenger), to let off, to unload (goods, a truck, etc.), to offload, to discharge
3. to withdraw (money)
4. to use for the first time, to wear for the first time
5. to cut off, to fillet (fish), to grate (e.g. radish), to prune (branches)
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Particle, sentence ending particle
1. endorsing and questioning the preceding statement
2. lamenting reflections on the preceding statement
怪しい, あやしい
1. suspicious, dubious, questionable, dodgy, shady, fishy
2. doubtful, unsure, uncertain, unlikely, implausible
3. untrustworthy, unreliable, clumsy, awkward, shaky, poor
4. strange, weird, eerie, spooky, uncanny
5. ominous (e.g. weather), threatening, dangerous (e.g. financial situation)
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妖しい, あやしい
See 怪しい・あやしい・7
mysterious, bewitching, alluring, enticing, enchanting
1. too, also, in addition, as well, (not) either (in a negative sentence)
as AもBも
2. both A and B, A as well as B, neither A nor B (in a negative sentence)
used for emphasis or to express absence of doubt regarding a quantity, etc.
3. even, as much as, as many as, as far as, as long as, no less than, no fewer than
often as 〜ても, 〜でも, 〜とも, etc.
4. even if, even though, although, in spite of
Adverb, See もう・3, Colloquialism, Abbreviation
5. further, more, again, another, the other
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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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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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