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分別, ふんべつ
Takes suru
discretion, prudence, good sense, judgement, judgment, wisdom, discernment
彼はとびぬけて分別のある人だ。
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分別, ぶんべつ
Takes suru
separation (e.g. of rubbish when recycling), classification, discrimination, division, distinction
彼はとびぬけて分別のある人だ。
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Particle, pronounced わ in modern Japanese
1. topic marker particle
2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
3. adds emphasis
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ある, 有る, 在る
Conjugated: あって
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
悪いけどほかに用事があるの。
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あう, 会う, 逢う, 遭う, 遇う
Conjugated: あって
Godan verb, Intransitive, 逢う is often used for close friends, etc. and may be associated with drama or pathos; 遭う may have an undesirable nuance
1. to meet, to encounter, to see
Usually in kana, esp. 遭う when in kanji
2. to have an accident, to have a bad experience
前に彼にあったのを覚えている。
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合う, あう, おう
Conjugated: あって
Godan verb, Intransitive
1. to come together, to merge, to unite, to meet
2. to fit, to match, to suit, to agree with, to be correct
3. to be profitable, to be equitable
Auxiliary verb, after the -masu stem of a verb
4. to do ... to each other, to do ... together
2人の女性はお互い微笑みあった。
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しかる, 叱る, 𠮟る, 呵る
Godan verb, Transitive, Usually in kana
to scold, to chide, to rebuke, to reprimand
ママに叱られますよ。
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さる, 然る, しかる
Only さる, Pre-noun adjectival (rentaishi), Usually in kana
1. a particular, a certain
2. that kind of, such a
その製造業者は、避けられない危機を乗り切る手助けをしてくれる、金をもった、さる金融業者をみつけた。