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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
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, くん
Mr (junior), master, boy
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, ぎみ
Suffix, Honorific or respectful
suffix appended to somebody else's family members
, きんじ
Archaism, Colloquialism
1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
3. but, however, still, and
after the volitional form of a verb
4. regardless of, whether (or not)
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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!
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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
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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
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古都, こと
ancient city, former capital
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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
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
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, 若, ごと, こと, もころ
Adverb, See 如し
like, similar to, same as
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
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殺る, やる
Godan verb, Transitive, Colloquialism
to do someone in, to bump someone off
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?
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Particle, Adverb, expresses disdain, dislike, astonishment, etc.
things like, something like, someone like, such a thing as, (the fact) that, to think that
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