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あう, 会う, 逢う, 遭う, 遇う
Godan verb, Intransitive, 逢う is often used for close friends, etc. and may be associated with drama or pathos; 遭う may have an undesirable nuance
1. to meet, to encounter, to see
Usually in kana, esp. 遭う when in kanji
2. to have an accident, to have a bad experience
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こと, 事, 縡, こん
Usually in kana
1. thing, matter
2. incident, occurrence, event, something serious, trouble, crisis
3. circumstances, situation, state of affairs
4. work, business, affair
5. after an inflectable word, creates a noun phrase indicating something the speaker does not feel close to
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, 箏, 筝, こと, そう
1. koto (13-stringed Japanese zither)
Only こと, Archaism
2. stringed instrument
Only 箏, Only 筝
3. zheng (Chinese zither), guzheng
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古都, こと
ancient city, former capital
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, 殊, こと, け
Only こと, NA-adjective, Noun, used as a prefix, Archaism
1. difference (from one another), different thing, other
2. unusual, extraordinary
糊塗, こと
Takes suru
patching up (e.g. a failure), covering up (e.g. a mistake), glossing over
Particle, particle always used at sentence-end
1. particle indicating a command
Female term or language, often as ことね
2. particle indicating mild enthusiasm
3. particle indicating a gentle interrogative
at sentence end as ことよ
4. particle used to soften a judgment or conclusion
, げん, こと
word, remark, statement
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, 若, ごと, こと, もころ
Adverb, See 如し
like, similar to, same as
1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
3. but, however, still, and
after the volitional form of a verb
4. regardless of, whether (or not)
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多い, おおい
1. many, numerous, a lot
2. large amount of, large quantity of, much
3. frequent, common
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覆い, 被い, 蔽い, 掩い, おおい
cover, mantle, shroud, hood
おい, おおい, おーい, オイ, オーイ, オオイ
1. hey!, oi!, ahoy!
Only おい, Pronoun, Dialect: Kansai-ben
2. I, me
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大い, 大, おおい
Only 大い, Archaic/formal form of na-adjective, See 大いなる, See 大いに, Archaism
1. big, large, great
Prefix, See 従・ひろい, also written as 正
2. greater (of equal court ranks), upper, senior
馬肥やし, 馬肥, 苜蓿, うまごやし, もくしゅく, まごやし, おおい, ウマゴヤシ
1. toothed medick (Medicago polymorpha), hairy medick, bur clover
See 白詰草, Colloquialism
2. white clover (Trifolium repens)
覆う, 被う, 掩う, 蔽う, 蓋う, おおう
Conjugated: おおい
Godan verb, Transitive
to cover, to hide, to conceal, to wrap, to disguise
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