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, ねん
See 年に一度
1. year
2. counter for years (e.g. of an era), grades (e.g. school)
See 年季・1, Abbreviation
3. period of an apprentice's contract (usu. ten years)
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, 歳, とし
1. year
2. age, years
3. past one's prime, old age
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, 歳, とせ
Counter, Archaism
counter for years (following a number in the hito-futa-mi counting system)
, , 眼
1. eye, eyeball
See 目が見える
2. eyesight, sight, vision
3. look, stare, gaze, glance
4. notice, attention, observation, eyes (of the world, public, etc.)
5. an experience
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, もく
Biology term
1. order
2. item (of a budget revision, etc.)
Counter, go (game)
3. counter for go pieces, counter for surrounded positions
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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, わたし
Pronoun, slightly formal or feminine
I, me
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渡し, わたし
1. ferry (crossing), ferry(boat)
2. delivery
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渡す, わたす
Conjugated: わたし
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to ferry across (e.g. a river), to carry across, to traverse
2. to lay across, to build across
3. to hand over, to hand in, to pass, to give, to transfer
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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