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彼女, かのじょ
Pronoun, See 彼・かれ・1
1. she, her
See 彼氏・1
2. girlfriend
僕の彼女はカナダへいってしまった。
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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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放火, ほうか
Takes suru, Intransitive, May take 'no'
arson, setting fire
誰かがその家に放火した。
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砲火, ほうか
gunfire, fire
敵は我々の砲火に応酬した。
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放課, ほうか
See 放課後
1. dismissal of class (at the end of the day)
Nagoya dialect
2. recess (at school), break
邦家, ほうか
country, one's own country
法貨, ほうか
legal currency
この法律が定めたのは、法貨以外での賃金支給は違法だということです。
蜂窩, 蜂か, ほうか
See 蜂の巣・1
beehive, hive, honeycomb
砲架, ほうか
gun mount, gun carriage
包か, 包裹, ほうか
wrapping, envelopment
法科, ほうか
law department, law school
彼は法科の学生だ。
邦貨, ほうか
Japanese money
どこで邦貨をドルに変えられるか。
法家, ほうか
1. lawyer
2. legalism (school of Chinese philosophy)
放下, ほうか, ほうげ
Takes suru, Buddhist term, Archaism
1. discarding, abandoning
Only ほうか
2. variety of street performance from the Middle Ages
Only ほうげ
3. casting off one's attachments (in Zen)
放歌, ほうか
Takes suru, Transitive, Intransitive
loud singing
半靴, はんぐつ, ほうか, はんか
Only はんぐつ
1. low shoes
2. informal riding shoes without an ankle strap
狼煙, 烽火, 狼烟, のろし, ろうえん, ほうか
1. beacon, skyrocket, signal fire, smoke signals
2. starting shot, starting signal
昔彼らはのろしで通信していた。
裸花, らか
See 無花被花
achlamydeous flower, naked flower
らか
Suffix, NA-adjective, See 高らか, See 清らか・1, after an adj. stem, onomatopoeic-mimetic word, etc.
being ...
かつて, 嘗て, 曾て, 都て, かって
Adverb, May take 'no', Usually in kana
1. once, before, formerly, ever, former, ex-
used with neg. verb
2. never yet, never before, first time, still not happened
一般に日本人は、自分たちがかつてより暮らし向きがよくなったと考えている。
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勝手, かって
NA-adjective
1. one's own convenience, one's way, selfishness
2. surroundings, environment, way of doing things, ease of use
3. financial circumstances, living, livelihood
See 台所・1
4. kitchen
5. right hand (in archery), hand that pulls the bowstring
いつまでもぶつくさ言っているのは君の勝手だけどね、それじゃあ事態は何一つ変わらないよ。
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買う, かう
Conjugated: かって
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to buy, to purchase
2. to value (highly), to think highly of, to have a high opinion of, to appreciate, to recognize
3. to incur (someone's anger, displeasure, etc.), to elicit (e.g. sneers), to invite (e.g. scorn), to evoke, to arouse, to win (someone's favour)
4. to accept, to take on, to take up
5. to pay for (a prostitute, geisha, etc.)
車を買うために貯金をしている。
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勝つ, 克つ, 贏つ, かつ
Conjugated: かって
Godan verb, Intransitive
to win, to gain victory
この病気に勝てる人は少ない。
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飼う, かう
Conjugated: かって
Godan verb, Transitive
to keep (a pet or other animal), to have, to own, to raise, to rear, to feed
ナンシーは犬を飼いたがっていますか。
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刈る, 苅る, かる
Conjugated: かって
Godan verb, Transitive
to cut (grass, hair, etc.), to mow, to clip, to trim, to prune, to shear, to reap, to harvest
彼らはジャックの髪の刈り方をひやかした。
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駆る, 駈る, かる
Conjugated: かって
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to spur on, to urge forward, to impel
2. to drive at high speed (e.g. a car)
彼は衝動に駆られた。
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狩る, 猟る, かる
Conjugated: かって
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to hunt (animals)
2. to search (for a criminal)
3. to go looking for (flowers, etc.), to gather (mushrooms), to pick (berries)
世界で、鹿やムースやキジといった野性獣を狩ることは違法とする国が多い。
支う, かう
Conjugated: かって
Godan verb, Transitive
to support, to prop up
交う, かう
Conjugated: かって
Auxiliary verb, Godan verb, See 行き交う・ゆきかう, See 飛び交う・とびかう, after the -masu stem of a verb
to take turns, to mingle together
借る, かる
Conjugated: かって
Godan verb, Transitive, See 借りる, Dialect: Kansai-ben
1. to borrow, to have a loan
2. to rent, to hire
くる, 来る, 來る
Conjugated: きた
Intransitive
1. to come (spatially or temporally), to approach, to arrive
Auxiliary verb, See 行って来る, Usually in kana, after the -te form of a verb
2. to come back, to do ... and come back
3. to come to be, to become, to get, to grow, to continue
4. to come from, to be caused by, to derive from
See と来たら
5. to come to (e.g. "when it comes to spinach ...")
10時までに来ます。
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, きた
1. north
2. the North, northern territories
See 北朝鮮, Abbreviation
3. North Korea
Archaism
4. north wind
船はまっすぐ北に向かっている。
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