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休み, やすみ
1. rest, recess, respite
2. vacation, holiday, absence, suspension
3. dormancy (of a silkworm prior to moulting)
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休む, やすむ
Conjugated: 休み
Godan verb, Intransitive
1. to be absent, to take a day off
2. to rest, to have a break
3. to go to bed, to (lie down to) sleep, to turn in, to retire
4. to stop doing some ongoing activity for a time, to suspend business
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1. indicates direct object of action
2. indicates subject of causative expression
3. indicates an area traversed
4. indicates time (period) over which action takes place
5. indicates point of departure or separation of action
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取る, とる
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to take, to pick up, to grab, to catch
2. to pass, to hand, to give
3. to get, to obtain, to acquire, to win, to receive, to earn, to take (e.g. a vacation)
4. to adopt (a method, proposal, etc.), to take (a measure, attitude, etc.), to choose
5. to remove, to get rid of, to take off
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とる, 摂る
Godan verb, Transitive, See 取る・7, Usually in kana
to have (e.g. lunch), to take (e.g. vitamins)
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Godan verb, Auxiliary verb, equiv. of -ている indicating continuing action as a verb ending
to be ...-ing
撮る, 録る, とる
Godan verb, Transitive, esp. 撮る
1. to take (a photo)
esp. 録る
2. to record (video, audio, etc.), to make (a film)
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捕る, 獲る, とる
Godan verb, Transitive
to take, to catch, to capture
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採る, とる
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to adopt (method, proposal, etc.), to take (measure, course of action, etc.), to decide on
2. to pick (e.g. flowers), to gather (e.g. mushrooms), to catch (e.g. insects)
3. to extract (e.g. juice), to take (e.g. a sample)
4. to assume (an attitude)
5. to take on (workers, students), to employ, to hire
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執る, とる
Godan verb, Transitive
to take (trouble), to attend (to business), to command (army)
盗る, とる
Godan verb, Transitive, See 取る・6
to steal
穫る, とる
Godan verb, Transitive, See 採る・2
to harvest (a crop)
べき, 可き
Auxiliary, Usually in kana, after plain verbs
1. should, must, that one ought to, to be done
passive ending
2. -able
3. probably, likely
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, 羃, 巾, べき
Mathematics term
exponent, power
Expression, Female term or language, Colloquialism, at sentence-end with falling intonation; used to make an assertion
1. that's the way it is, yes
at sentence-end with rising intonation
2. is that so?, is it?
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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