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, ぼく
Pronoun, Male term
1. I, me
used for addressing young boys
2. you
See しもべ
3. manservant
「ぼくだいじょうぶ?」といわれました。 「だいじょうぶ」とこたえました。
, 奴, , やつこ, つぶね, やつこらま
Only やつこ, Archaism
1. slave
2. retainer, servant
3. captive
Derogatory
4. varlet
Humble
5. I, me
しもべ, , 下部, 隷
Usually in kana
servant, manservant, menial
「ぼくだいじょうぶ?」といわれました。 「だいじょうぶ」とこたえました。
, やつがれ
Pronoun, Archaism, Humble
I, me
「ぼくだいじょうぶ?」といわれました。 「だいじょうぶ」とこたえました。
Particle, pronounced わ in modern Japanese
1. topic marker particle
2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
3. adds emphasis
おばさん, 伯母さん, 叔母さん
Honorific or respectful, Familiar language, Usually in kana, 伯母さん is older than one's parent and 叔母さん is younger
aunt
おばさん, 小母さん
Familiar language, Usually in kana, vocative
old lady, ma'am
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
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