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問題, もんだい
1. question (e.g. on a test), problem
2. problem (e.g. societal, political), question, issue, subject (e.g. of research), case, matter
3. question (i.e. doubt)
4. public discussion, controversy
5. trouble, problem, inconvenience, difficulty
について, に就いて, に就て, に付いて
Expression, Usually in kana
1. concerning, regarding
2. per (e.g. 100 yen per person), for every
似つく, 似付く, につく
Conjugated: について
Godan verb, Intransitive
1. to closely resemble
2. to suit well, to match well, to go well with
Particle, pronounced わ in modern Japanese
1. topic marker particle
2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
3. adds emphasis
同市, どうし
same city
同氏, どうし
1. the said person, he, she
2. same surname
同士, どうし, どし
Noun, used as a suffix
fellow, mutual, companion, comrade
同志, どうし
1. like-mindedness, (being of the) same mind, shared sentiment
See 同士・どうし
2. comrade, fellow, kindred soul
動詞, どうし
May take 'no', Linguistics terminology
同紙, どうし
the same newspaper
同視, どうし
Takes suru
treating alike
同誌, どうし
same magazine
道士, どうし
a person of high morals, a Taoist
瞳子, どうし
瞠視, どうし
Takes suru, See 瞠目
staring at in wonder
導師, どうし
Buddhist term
1. officiating priest, presiding priest at a ceremony
esp. Buddhist
2. religious teacher, highly-ranked priest
3. guru, instructor (yoga, etc.)
足りる, たり
Conjugated: たり
Ichidan verb, Intransitive
1. to be sufficient, to be enough
See 取るに足りない, in the form に足りる after a verb
2. to be worth doing, to be worthy of, to deserve
3. to do (the job), to serve, to answer
たり, だり
Particle, as …たり…たり, after the ren'youkei forms of multiple verbs
1. -ing and -ing (e.g. "coming and going")
used adverbially
2. doing such things as...
as …たり…たり at sentence-end, after the ren'youkei forms of a repeated verb
3. expresses a command
Only たり, Auxiliary verb, Irregular ru verb, plain form ends with -ri, See たる, Archaism, from とあり, after a noun
4. to be
from 〜てあり, after the ren'youkei form of a verb
5. indicates completion or continuation of an action
以下, 已下, いか, いげ
1. not exceeding, and downward, ... and below
2. below (e.g. standard), under (e.g. a level)
3. the below-mentioned, the following, the rest
医科, いか
medical science, medical department
いか, 烏賊, 鰞, イカ
Usually in kana
cuttlefish, squid
異化, いか
Takes suru, See 同化・1
1. dissimilation
See 同化・3, Biology term
2. catabolism
See 同化・4, Linguistics terminology
3. dissimilation (phonology)
4. defamiliarization (artistic technique), ostranenie, alienation
衣架, いか
clothes rack
五十日, いか
1. fiftieth day after the birth of a child
2. fifty days
医家, いか
, 紙鳶, 紙凧, たこ, いかのぼり, いか, はた
, 稚, わか
1. youth
2. child (esp. of the young son of someone of high social standing)
Noun, used as a prefix, Noun, used as a suffix
3. young, new
和歌, 倭歌, わか
See 短歌
waka, classic Japanese poem, esp. a tanka, often 31 morae
, らに
See 藤袴, Archaism
thoroughwort (species of boneset, Eupatorium fortunei)
のです, のだ, んです, んだ
Expression, の and ん add emphasis
the expectation is that ..., the reason is that ..., the fact is that ..., the explanation is that ..., it is that ...
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