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, なに
Pronoun
1. what
2. you-know-what, that thing
3. whatsit, whachamacallit, what's-his-name, what's-her-name
Adverb, with neg. sentence
4. (not) at all, (not) in the slightest
Interjection, indicates surprise
5. what?, huh?
今のアナウンスは何だったのですか。
, なん
Pronoun, See 何・1
1. what
Prefix, See 何か月, followed by a counter
2. how many
See 何度も, See 何日も, followed by (optional number), counter and も
3. many, a lot of
See 何日か, followed by a counter and か
4. several, a few, some
今のアナウンスは何だったのですか。
Particle
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
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
刷る, 摺る, する
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to print
2. to color or pattern fabric using a wooden mold
私達は招待状を50通刷りました。
する, 掏る, スる
Godan verb, Transitive, See すり, Usually in kana
to pickpocket, to steal
電車でポケットの中にあるものをすられた。
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.)
しみをこすり落とすことができなかった。
剃る, そる, する
Godan verb, Transitive
to shave
お父さんがバスルームでひげを剃っている。
ように, 様に
Expression, Usually in kana
1. in order to (e.g. meet goal), so that, take care (so as)
2. hoping or wishing for something
夢がすべてかないますように。
陽に, ように
Adverb, Antonym: 陰に
visibly, openly, publicly
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