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化粧, 仮粧, けしょう, けわい, けそう
Takes suru
make-up, makeup, cosmetics
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何か, なにか, なんか
1. something, some, any
2. somehow, for some reason
3. (is there) something (you want, etc.)
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軟化, なんか
Takes suru, Antonym: 硬化・1
1. softening
Antonym: 硬化・2
2. softening (of attitude), mollification
Antonym: 硬化・3
3. weakening (of the market)
4. blanching (e.g. of vegetables; by depriving of light)
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南下, なんか
Takes suru
going south
軟貨, なんか
1. banknote
See 硬貨・こうか・2
2. soft currency
難化, なんか
Takes suru
becoming more difficult (e.g. exam), increasing difficulty
Particle, Adverb, oft. scornful or dismissive
something like ..., things like ..., someone like ..., the likes of ...
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かぼちゃ, 南瓜, ぼうぶら, なんか, カボチャ
Usually in kana, ぼうぶら is primarily Kansai dialect
pumpkin (Cucurbita sp.), squash
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する, 為る
Conjugated: して
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
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して, 仕手, 為手
1. doer, performer
Usually in kana
2. protagonist (in noh or kyogen), hero, leading part, main character
Only 仕手
3. speculator (in trading)
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Particle, See からして・1, See として・1, See にして・1, See 為る・1
1. by (indicating means of action), as (a group, etc.)
as 〜をして in modern Japanese
2. indicates patient of a causative expression
after the ren'youkei form of an adjective
3. acts as a connective
after an adverb or a particle
4. adds emphasis
Conjunction, See そして
5. and then
廃家, はいか, はいけ
1. deserted house, ruined house
Takes suru
2. abolishing one's own family line in order to join another (under pre-1947 Japanese law), extinct family
Suffix, See ない・1, See ます・1, Polite, on -masu stem; negates a non-past tense verb