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姿, すがた
1. figure, form, shape
2. appearance, dress, guise
3. state, condition, picture, image
See 和歌
4. form (of a waka)
Noun, used as a suffix
5. dressed in ..., wearing ...
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, 骸, から
shell, husk, hull, pod, chaff
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, 虚, から, カラ
May take 'no'
1. emptiness, being empty
2. not carrying anything, unburdened, empty-handed
3. dishonoured (bill, promise, etc.), false, no-show (reservation), put-on (cheeriness, courage, etc.), empty (compliments), insincere
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, 韓, 漢, から
Noun, used as a prefix, Archaism
China (sometimes also used in ref. to Korea or other foreign countries)
1. from (e.g. time, place, numerical quantity), since
2. from (originator), by
follows verbs, adjectives
3. because
4. out of (constituent, part)
5. through (e.g. window, vestibule)
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掛絡, 掛落, 掛羅, から
See 袈裟・1, See 絡子・らくす, Archaism
1. Zen monk's waistcoat (short, informal kasaya)
2. ring (usu. made of ivory) attached to this waistcoat
See 根付け
3. netsuke, item attached to a netsuke
, 柄, から
1. trunk, stem, stalk
2. shaft (of an arrow)
3. handle
加羅, 伽羅, 迦羅, から
historical term
Karak (ancient Korean confederacy), Kaya
Particle, pronounced わ in modern Japanese
1. indicates sentence topic
2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
3. adds emphasis
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とても, 迚も, とっても
Adverb, Usually in kana, とっても is more emphatic
1. very, awfully, exceedingly
before a negative form
2. (not) at all, by no means, simply (cannot)
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