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何も, なにも
Expression, with neg. verb
1. (not) anything, (nothing) at all, (not) any, nothing
as ...も何も
2. and everything else, and all
as ...なくてもいい, ...ことはない, etc.
3. (not) at all, (not) in the least, (not) especially, (not) to that extent
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する, 為る
Usually in kana
1. to do, to carry out, to perform
2. to cause to become, to make (into), to turn (into)
3. to serve as, to act as, to work as
4. to wear (clothes, a facial expression, etc.)
as 〜にする,〜とする
5. to judge as being, to view as being, to think of as, to treat as, to use as
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刷る, 摺る, する
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to print
2. to color or pattern fabric using a wooden mold
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する, 掏る, スる
Godan verb, Transitive, Usually in kana
to pickpocket, to steal
擦る, 摩る, 磨る, 擂る, する
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to rub, to chafe, to strike (match), to file, to frost (glass)
2. to lose (e.g. a match), to forfeit, to squander one's money (e.g. through gambling, Pachinko, etc.)
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剃る, そる, する
Godan verb, Transitive
to shave
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ことがない, 事がない, ことが無い, 事が無い
Conjugated: ことがなくて
Expression, Usually in kana, after the past tense form of a verb
1. (something) has never occurred, to have never done (something), such a thing has not happened
2. never happens, there is never a time when
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, 閑, 遑, ひま, いとま, ヒマ
1. spare time, free time, leisure
Only ひま, Only ヒマ
2. time (e.g. time it takes to do something)
3. time off, day off, vacation, holiday, leave
4. quitting (one's job), firing someone, divorcing (one's spouse)
5. (being) inactive, (of one's business) slow
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蓖麻, ひま
castor oil plant
, 透き, すき, げき, ひま, すきけ
1. gap, space
Only すき
2. break, interlude, interval
Only げき, Only ひま
3. chink (in one's armor, armour), chance, opportunity, weak spot
4. breach (of a relationship between people)
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でしょう, でしょ
Expression, See だろう・1, Polite, conjectural form of polite copula です; でしょ is less polite
1. it seems, I think, I guess, I wonder
2. right?, don't you agree?
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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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ない, 無い
Usually in kana
1. nonexistent, not being (there)
2. unowned, not had, unpossessed
See またとない
3. unique, impossible, won't happen
Auxiliary adjective, after the -te form of a verb
4. to not be, to have not
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ある, 有る, 在る
Conjugated: ない
Godan verb, Intransitive, See 居る・いる・1, Usually in kana, usu. of inanimate objects
1. to be, to exist, to live
2. to have
3. to be located
4. to be equipped with
5. to happen, to come about
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亡い, ない
See 無い・1
, ない
Suffix, Antonym: 外
within ..., inside ...
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Suffix, verb-negating suffix; may indicate question or invitation with rising intonation
1. not
See 忙しない, after the root of an adjective
2. emphatic suffix
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地震, じしん, ない, なえ, じぶるい
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