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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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, もの, もん
rarely used without a qualifier
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もの, 物, もん
1. thing, object, article, stuff, substance
as 〜のもの, 〜のもん
2. one's things, possessions, property, belongings, something, anything, everything, nothing
3. quality
4. reason, the way of things
Usually in kana, formal noun often used as 〜ものだ
5. used to emphasize emotion, judgment, etc., used to indicate a common occurrence in the past (after a verb in past tense), used to indicate a general tendency, used to indicate something that should happen
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もの, もん
Particle, used as a conjunction or at sentence-end, often as 〜ものな, 〜ものね
1. indicates reason or excuse
Female term or language, at sentence-end
2. indicates dissatisfaction, indicates desire to be pampered or indulged
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