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ひと, , ヒト
1. person, someone, somebody
2. human beings, mankind, man, people, humans
Usually in kana, usu. ヒト
3. human (Homo sapiens)
4. (other) people, others
5. character, personality, nature
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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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Particle, pronounced わ in modern Japanese
1. indicates sentence topic
2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
3. adds emphasis
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, だれ, だあれ, たれ, た
Pronoun, だあれ is emphatic or inquisitive
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だれ, ダレる
Conjugated: だれ
Ichidan verb, Intransitive
1. to become dull, to become lifeless, to grow listless, to drag
2. to get bored, to lose interest
3. to lose value after a peak (e.g. stock), to weaken (of the market), to slacken
たれ, 垂れ, 垂, だれ, タレ, ダレ
Usually in kana, oft. ダレ in compounds
1. sauce (esp. soy or mirin-based dipping sauce)
Only たれ
2. hanging, something hanging (flap, lappet, etc.)
Martial arts term
3. (kendo) loin guard
4. kanji radical enclosing the top-left corner of a character
Only タレ, Slang, comedian jargon
5. woman
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ダレ, だれ
undercut (of a machined edge)
Expression, See か・1, Polite, at sentence-end
indicates question
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