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, だい
Prefix, NA-adjective
1. large, big, great, huge, vast, major, important, serious, severe, prominent, eminent, distinguished
2. -sized, as big as, the size of
See 大学・1, Abbreviation
3. university
4. large (e.g. serving size), large option
See 大の月
5. long month (i.e. having 31 days)
, , おおい
Only 大い, Archaic/formal form of na-adjective, See 大いなる, See 大いに, Archaism
1. big, large, great
Prefix, See 従・ひろい, also written as 正
2. greater (of equal court ranks), upper, senior
, おお
Prefix, See 大・だい・1
1. large, big, great, major, important, serious, heavy, loud
2. older, senior
3. final, ultimate
4. rough, broad, general
, たい
Prefix, See 大正, Abbreviation
nth year in the Taishō era (1912.7.30-1926.12.25)
, , おおき
Prefix, Archaism
1. great, grand, large
See 従・ひろき, also written as 正
2. greater (of equal court ranks), upper, senior
NA-adjective, See 大きに
3. a great deal, very much
切な, せつない
Conjugated: 切な
1. painful, heartrending, trying
2. oppressive, suffocating, miserable
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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
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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