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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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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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みんな, 皆, 皆んな, みな
Pronoun, Adverb, Usually in kana
1. everyone, everybody, all
2. everything
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Takes suru
1. diet
2. losing weight by any method (e.g. exercise)
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すべき, す可き
Expression, See するべき, Usually in kana, Abbreviation
should do, ought to do
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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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Particle, Conjunction
1. if, when
2. and
3. with
4. used for quoting (thoughts, speech, etc.)
See と金, Shogi term, Abbreviation
5. promoted pawn
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