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先生, せんせい
1. teacher, instructor, master
Noun, used as a suffix, Honorific or respectful
2. sensei, title or form of address for a teacher, master, doctor, lawyer, etc.
Familiar language, Humorous term
3. intimate or teasing form of address
Archaism, orig. meaning
4. one's elder
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先生, せんじょう, せんしょう, ぜんじょう
See 先生・せんせい・1, Archaism
1. teacher, instructor, master
See 前生, Buddhist term
2. previous existence
先生, シーサン
Honorific or respectful
man, boy
, たち
1. nature (of a person), disposition, temperament
2. nature (of something), character, kind, sort
たち, 達
Suffix, Usually in kana
pluralizing suffix (esp. for people and animals; formerly honorific)
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立ち, たち
1. departure, setting off, start
2. being used up, being consumed, being burnt out
3. passage of time, lapse
See 立ち稽古・たちげいこ, Abbreviation
4. rehearsal
See 立ち役・たちやく
5. leading male role in kabuki
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太刀, 大刀, 横刀, たち, だいとう
1. long sword (esp. the tachi, worn on the hip edge down by samurai), large sword
Only 大刀, Only たち, historical term
2. straight single-edged Japanese sword (from the mid-Heian period or earlier)
Only だいとう
3. guandao, Chinese glaive
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裁ち, たち
cutting, cut
他地, たち
another place
多智, 多知, たち
great wisdom
, 屋形, やかた, たち, たて
1. mansion, palace, manor house, castle
Honorific or respectful, Archaism
2. nobleman, noblewoman, dignitary
Only やかた
3. cabin (on a boat, carriage, etc.)
Particle, pronounced わ in modern Japanese
1. indicates sentence topic
2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
3. adds emphasis
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その, 其の, そん
Pre-noun adjectival (rentaishi), See この・1, See あの, See どの, Usually in kana, something or someone distant from the speaker, close to the listener; actions of the listener, or ideas expressed or understood by the listener
1. that, the
preceding a number
2. part (as in "part two")
Only その, Interjection
3. um ..., er ..., uh ...
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, 苑, 薗, その
1. garden, orchard, park
See 学びの園
2. place, world, environment
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