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ひと, , ヒト
1. man, person
2. human being, mankind, people
Usually in kana
3. human (Homo sapiens), humans as a species
4. character, personality
5. man of talent, true man
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, じん
Suffix, indicates nationality, race, origin, etc.
1. -ian (e.g. Italian), -ite (e.g. Tokyoite)
indicates expertise (in a certain field)
2. -er (e.g. performer, etc.), person working with ...
usu. in compound words
3. man, people
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, と
, にん
counter for people
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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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よって, 因って, 仍って, 依って, 依て, 仍て
Conjunction, Usually in kana
therefore, consequently, accordingly, for that reason
よる, 因る, 拠る, 依る, 由る
Conjugated: よって
Godan verb, Intransitive, Usually in kana, esp. 依る;拠る
1. to be due to, to be caused by
esp. 依る
2. to depend on, to turn on
esp. 因る;由る
3. to be based on, to come from
esp. 拠る
4. to be based at (a location, an organization), to be headquartered at
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寄る, よる
Conjugated: よって
Godan verb, Intransitive
1. to approach, to draw near, to come near, to be close to
2. to gather (in one place), to come together, to meet
3. to stop by (while on one's way to another place), to drop by, to make a short visit
See 年が寄る
4. to grow old, to grow high (number, etc.)
in the form of しわが寄る
5. to grow (wrinkly)
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選る, 択る, よる, える, すぐる
Conjugated: よって
Godan verb, Transitive, See 選ぶ
to choose, to select
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酔う, よう, えう
Conjugated: よって
Godan verb, Intransitive
1. to get drunk, to become intoxicated
2. to feel sick (e.g. in a vehicle), to become nauseated
3. to be elated, to be exalted, to be spellbound, to be in raptures
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倚る, 凭る, よる
Conjugated: よって
Godan verb, Intransitive, See 寄る・よる・6
to lean on, to rest against
撚る, 縒る, よる
Conjugated: よって
Godan verb, Transitive
to twist (yarn), to lay (rope)
Conjugated: よって
Auxiliary verb, Godan verb, Derogatory, after the -masu stem of a verb; indicates contempt or disdain, Dialect: Kansai-ben
to have the nerve to, to be bastard enough to
Particle, pronounced わ in modern Japanese
1. topic marker particle
2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
3. adds emphasis
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