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, かれ
Pronoun, See 彼女・1
1. he, him
See 彼氏・1
2. boyfriend
あれがこの町の大通りだ。
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かの, ,
Pre-noun adjectival (rentaishi), See 彼の・あの, Usually in kana
that well-known ...
あのおいしいワインをなぜ飲まないんだい。
あれ, , , あ, アレ
Pronoun, See これ・1, See それ・1, See どれ・1, Usually in kana, indicating something distant from both speaker and listener (in space, time or psychologically), or something understood without naming it directly
1. that, that thing
used to refer to one's equals or inferiors
2. that person
3. then, that time
4. that place (over there)
Colloquialism, euphemistic, esp. アレ
5. down there (i.e. one's genitals)
あれがこの町の大通りだ。
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なら, なら
Auxiliary, hypothetical form of the copula だ, from なり and sometimes classed as a particle
1. if, in case, if it is the case that, if it is true that
Only なら
2. as for, on the topic of
Conjunction, See それなら, Colloquialism, Abbreviation
3. if that's the case, if so, that being the case
Only ならば
4. if possible, if circumstances allow
医者なら6桁の収入は珍しくない。
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奈良, なら
Nara (city, prefecture)
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なら, 楢, 柞, 枹
Usually in kana
oak (esp. Quercus serrata)
それ, 其れ
Pronoun, See これ・1, See あれ・1, See どれ・1, Usually in kana, indicating an item or person near the listener, the action of the listener, or something on their mind
1. that, it
2. then, that point (in time), that time
Archaism, indicating a place near the listener
3. there
4. you
それが高1の時だから17年が経ちました。
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それ, それ
Only それ, Interjection, used to call someone's attention to something
1. there!, look!
used to stir someone to action or fire oneself up
2. go on!, right!, here goes!
それ, 逸れる
Conjugated: それ
Ichidan verb, Intransitive, Usually in kana
1. to turn away, to bear off, to veer away, to swerve from, to miss (e.g. a target)
2. to deviate (e.g. of a conversation), to digress, to go astray, to wander
私は途中で彼とはぐれてしまった。
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, くらい
orig. from 座居, meaning "seat"
1. throne, crown, (nobleman's) seat
See 位階
2. government position, court rank
3. social standing, class, echelon, rung
4. grade (of quality, etc.), level, tier
See 桁・2
5. position of a figure (e.g. tens, thousands), digit, (decimal) place
5814を千の位に四捨五入すれば何になりますか。
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暗い, 昏い, 冥い, 闇い, くらい
1. dark, gloomy, murky
2. depressed, dispirited, down in the dumps, dark (mood)
3. dark (in colour), dull
4. ill-boding, dark (e.g. past), suspicious
5. unlikely (to succeed), hopeless, unpromising
あたりがもう暗くなっていることに気がついた。
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くらい, ぐらい
Suffix, Particle, also written as 位
1. approximately, about, around, or so
2. to (about) the extent that, (almost) enough that, so ... that ..., at least
3. as ... as ..., like
せめて日常会話ができるくらいになりたい。
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食らう, 喰らう, くらう
Conjugated: くらい
Godan verb, Transitive, Vulgar expression or word
1. to eat, to drink, to wolf, to knock back
2. to receive (e.g. a blow)
3. to be on the receiving end (of something undesirable), to undergo (trouble)
銀行強盗すると懲役10年食らうぞ。
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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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