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あり, 在り, 有り
May take 'no', See 在る・ある・1, Usually in kana
1. existing (at the present moment)
NA-adjective, Colloquialism
2. alright, acceptable, passable
Irregular ru verb, plain form ends with -ri, Intransitive, See 在る・ある・2
3. to be (usu. of inanimate objects), to have
あり, 蟻, アリ
Usually in kana
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ます, 鱒, マス
Usually in kana
trout, sea trout
Auxiliary verb, Polite
1. used to indicate respect for the listener (or reader)
Archaism, Humble
2. used to indicate respect for those affected by the action
増す, ます
Godan verb, Intransitive, Transitive
to increase, to grow
See more > common
, 枡, 桝, 斗, ます, マス
1. measuring container, measure
2. box (seating at a theatre, etc.)
esp. マス
3. square on a grid, cell of a grid
Only 斗
4. square bearing block (at the top of a pillar)
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在す, 坐す, います, ます
Yodan verb, Intransitive, Honorific or respectful, Archaism
1. to be
2. to go, to come