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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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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
5. further, more, again, another, the other
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いる, 要る
Godan verb, Intransitive, Usually in kana
to need, to want
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いる, 居る
Ichidan verb, Intransitive, See 在る・1, Usually in kana
1. to be (of animate objects), to exist
2. to stay
Auxiliary verb, after the -te form of a verb; indicates continuing action or state
3. to be ...-ing, to have been ...-ing
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入る, いる
Godan verb, Intransitive, See 入る・はいる・1, mainly used in fixed expressions and literary language
1. to enter, to go in, to get in, to come in
2. to set (of the sun or moon), to sink, to go down
3. to attain (nirvana, enlightenment, etc.), to achieve, to reach (e.g. a climax)
Suffix, See 感じ入る, See 聞き入る, after -masu stem of verb
4. to do fully, to do intently, to do sincerely, to do deeply, to feel keenly
See 寝入る・1, See 絶え入る
5. to (reach a state) completely
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射る, いる
Ichidan verb, Transitive
to shoot (arrow, bolt, dart)
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鋳る, 鑄る, いる
Ichidan verb, Transitive
to cast, to mint, to coin
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没る, いる
Godan verb, Intransitive, See 入る・2, Poetical term
to set (of the sun)
沃る, いる
Ichidan verb, Transitive, Poetical term
to pour, to dash (water) over, to douse with
いる, 癒る
Ichidan verb, Intransitive, See 腹が居る, Usually in kana, Archaism, usu. as 腹がいる
to calm down
率る, 将る, いる
Ichidan verb, Transitive, See 率いる・ひきいる, Archaism
1. to lead, to spearhead, to command
2. to carry, to take
炒る, 煎る, 熬る, いる
Godan verb, Transitive
to roast, to parch, to toast, to boil down
のです, んです
Expression, の and ん add emphasis
the expectation is that ..., the reason is that ..., the fact is that ..., the explanation is that ..., it is that ...
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Particle, at sentence end
1. indicates a question
after each alternative
2. or, whether or not
See 何か・1, after an interrogative
3. some- (e.g. something, someone)
indicates doubt, uncertainty, etc.; sometimes after other particles
4. hmm, huh
Prefix, See か弱い, emphatic prefix; usu. before an adjective
5. very
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