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おじさん, 伯父さん, 叔父さん, 小父さん, オジサン, オジさん
Honorific or respectful, Familiar language, Usually in kana, 伯父さん is older than one's parent and 叔父さん is younger
1. uncle
usu. 小父さん or おじさん; vocative
2. old man, mister
usu. オジサン
3. manybar goatfish (Parupeneus multifasciatus)
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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