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硬い, 固い, 堅い, 緊い, かたい
esp. 固い and 堅い for wood, 硬い for metal and stone
1. hard, solid, tough
2. stiff, tight, wooden, unpolished (e.g. writing)
3. strong, firm (not viscous or easily moved)
4. safe, steady, honest, steadfast
5. obstinate, stubborn
卵は硬くゆでてください。
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Particle
1. too, also, in addition, as well, (not) either (in a negative sentence)
as AもBも
2. both A and B, A as well as B, neither A nor B (in a negative sentence)
used for emphasis or to express absence of doubt regarding a quantity, etc.
3. even, as much as, as many as, as far as, as long as, no less than, no fewer than
often as 〜ても, 〜でも, 〜とも, etc.
4. even if, even though, although, in spite of
Adverb, See もう・3, Colloquialism, Abbreviation
5. further, more, again, another, the other
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Particle, See 乃, occasionally ん, orig. written 乃 or 之
1. indicates possessive
2. nominalizes verbs and adjectives
See が・1
3. substitutes for "ga" in subordinate phrases
often ん
4. (at sentence-end, falling tone) indicates a confident conclusion
Female term or language
5. (at sentence-end) indicates emotional emphasis
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Particle, pronounced わ in modern Japanese
1. topic marker particle
2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
3. adds emphasis
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もちろん, 勿論
Adverb, Usually in kana
of course, certainly, naturally
「ご一緒してもいいですか」「もちろんです」
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