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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
1. at (place, time), in, on, during
2. to (direction, state), toward, into
3. for (purpose)
4. because of (reason), with
5. by, from
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なる, 成る, 為る
Godan verb, Intransitive, Usually in kana
1. to become, to get, to grow, to turn, to reach, to attain
2. to result in, to turn out, to end up, to prove (to be)
as ...からなる or ...よりなる
3. to consist of, to be composed of, to be made up of
4. to be completed, to be realized, to succeed, to be attained, to be accomplished
5. to change (into), to turn (into), to transform
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鳴る, なる
Godan verb, Intransitive
to sound, to ring, to resound, to echo, to roar, to rumble
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なる, 生る
Godan verb, Intransitive, Usually in kana
to bear fruit
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Suffix, Noun or verb acting prenominally, See 也・なり・2, Archaism
1. that is in
2. who is called, that is called
Interjection, See なるほど, Slang, Abbreviation
3. I see
べき, 可き
Auxiliary, Usually in kana, after plain verbs
1. should, must, that one ought to, to be done
passive ending
2. -able
3. probably, likely
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, 羃, 巾, べき
Mathematics term
exponent, power
copula, See である, See です, plain copula
1. be, is
Auxiliary verb, See た・1, た after certain verb forms; indicates past or completed action
2. did, (have) done
See た・2, indicates light imperative
3. please, do
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