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, 公, きみ
Pronoun, Male term, Familiar language, also used colloquially by young females
1. you, buddy, pal
orig. meaning
2. monarch, ruler, sovereign, (one's) master
Only 君, Polite, Obsolete term
3. he, she
トニー君はなんと上手にテニスをすることができるのだろう。
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, くん
Suffix
Mr (junior), master, boy
トニー君はなんと上手にテニスをすることができるのだろう。
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, ぎみ
Suffix, Honorific or respectful
suffix appended to somebody else's family members
トニー君はなんと上手にテニスをすることができるのだろう。
, きんじ
Archaism, Colloquialism
you
トニー君はなんと上手にテニスをすることができるのだろう。
Particle
1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
Conjunction
3. but, however, still, and
after the volitional form of a verb
4. regardless of, whether (or not)
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そんな
Pre-noun adjectival (rentaishi), See あんな, See こんな, See どんな・1, about the actions of the listener, or about ideas expressed or understood by the listener
1. such, that sort of, that kind of, like that
Interjection, Colloquialism
2. no way!, never!
そんなことを言う人は嫌いだ。
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こと, 事, 縡, こん
Usually in kana
1. thing, matter
2. incident, occurrence, event, something serious, trouble, crisis
3. circumstances, situation, state of affairs
4. work, business, affair
5. after an inflectable word, creates a noun phrase indicating something the speaker does not feel close to
「U.F.Oとは何を表しているの」「未確認飛行物体のことだと思う」
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, 箏, 筝, こと, そう
1. koto (13-stringed Japanese zither)
Only こと, Archaism
2. stringed instrument
Only 箏, Only 筝
3. zheng (Chinese zither), guzheng
彼女は琴を弾くことがとても好きだ。
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古都, こと
ancient city, former capital
この古都に何か新しいものがあることは、だれでも知っている。
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, 殊, こと, け
Only こと, NA-adjective, Noun, used as a prefix, Archaism
1. difference (from one another), different thing, other
2. unusual, extraordinary
糊塗, こと
Takes suru
patching up (e.g. a failure), covering up (e.g. a mistake), glossing over
こと
Particle, particle always used at sentence-end
1. particle indicating a command
Female term or language, often as ことね
2. particle indicating mild enthusiasm
3. particle indicating a gentle interrogative
at sentence end as ことよ
4. particle used to soften a judgment or conclusion
, げん, こと
word, remark, statement
彼の言に従って行動するのはりこうではない。
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, 若, ごと, こと, もころ
Adverb, See 如し
like, similar to, same as
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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やる, 遣る, 行る
Godan verb, Transitive, See する・1, Usually in kana, Colloquialism
1. to do, to undertake, to perform, to play (a game), to study
2. to send, to dispatch, to despatch
3. to put, to move, to turn (one's head, glance, etc.)
4. to give (esp. to someone of equal or lower status), to let have, to present, to bestow, to confer
5. to make (a vehicle) go faster
5ドルをやる。
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殺る, やる
Godan verb, Transitive, Colloquialism
to do someone in, to bump someone off
もう一度政治家を殺ってみたかったが出来なかった。
演る, やる
Godan verb, Transitive, See 演じる, often used in the popular music industry
to perform, to play, to act
やる, 犯る, ヤる
Godan verb, Transitive, Slang, Usually in kana
to have sex with
なんて, 何て
Noun or verb acting prenominally, Adverb, Usually in kana
how ...!, what ...!, what's that?
彼はなんて大食らいなんだろう。
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なんて
Particle, Adverb, expresses disdain, dislike, astonishment, etc.
things like, something like, someone like, such a thing as, (the fact) that, to think that
1週間でそのレポートを仕上げるなんて不可能だ。
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