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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
あなたはどのようにしてその問題を解いたのですか。
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
この物語はいっぴきの猫についてです。
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
10代の友だち同士が徹夜でおしゃべりした。
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
彼らは同志である。
動詞, どうし
May take 'no', Linguistics terminology
verb
この動詞の変化を言えますか。
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
pupil
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
これだけの量の食料で一週間のキャンプに足りるでしょうか。
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
何人も空の胃の腑では愛国者たり得ない。
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
君の要約は平均以下だね。
医科, いか
medical science, medical department
いか, 烏賊, 鰞, イカ
Usually in kana
cuttlefish, squid
このイカは鮮度が落ちはじめた。
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
doctor
, 紙鳶, 紙凧, たこ, いかのぼり, いか, はた
kite
凧を飛ばすのは危険になることがある。
, 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)
私は温室でランを栽培している。
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 ...
お借りした車の調子が悪いのですが。
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