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, かれ
Pronoun, See 彼女・1
1. he, him
See 彼氏・1
2. boyfriend
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かの, ,
Pre-noun adjectival (rentaishi), See 彼の・あの, Usually in kana
that well-known ...
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)
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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)
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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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