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こと, , 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」
, じ
See 理・2, Buddhist term
individual concrete phenomenon (as opposed to a general principle)
「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」
, ごと
Suffix, See 事・こと・6
1. nominalizing suffix
See 事・こと・7
2. pretending to ..., playing make-believe ...
「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」
Particle
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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