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失敗, しっぱい
May take 'no', Takes suru
failure, mistake, blunder
1度や2度の失敗はだれにでもある。
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する, 為る
Conjugated: しない
Usually in kana
1. to do, to carry out, to perform
2. to cause to become, to make (into), to turn (into)
3. to serve as, to act as, to work as
4. to wear (clothes, a facial expression, etc.)
as 〜にする,〜とする
5. to judge as being, to view as being, to think of as, to treat as, to use as
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市内, しない
May take 'no', Antonym: 市外
(within a) city, local
市内をぐるっとご案内しましょう。
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竹刀, しない
Martial arts term
bamboo sword (for kendo), bamboo fencing stick
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しなう, 撓う
Conjugated: しない
Godan verb, Intransitive, Usually in kana
1. to bend, to warp, to yield
See しなやか・1
2. to be supple (e.g. bamboo, body), to be flexible, to be pliant
その竹はしなったが折れなかった。
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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, 出
Noun, used as a suffix
1. coming out, going out, outflow, efflux, rising (of the Sun or the Moon)
2. attending (work), appearing (on stage), one's turn to go on
3. start, beginning
4. origins, background, person (or item) originating from ..., graduate of ..., native of ..., member of ... (lineage)
5. architectural member that projects outward
彼は貴族の出である。
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, にて
Particle, indicates location of action; にて is the formal literary form
1. at, in, when
indicates means of action
2. by, with
Conjunction
3. and then, so
Only で, See よ・1, at sentence-end; indicates certainty, emphasis, etc., Dialect: Kansai-ben
4. let me tell you, don't you know
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, い
Conjunction, Auxiliary, See ないで・1, Archaism, after a -nai stem
without doing ...