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成功, せいこう
Takes suru, Intransitive
1. success, achievement
2. succeeding (in life), (worldly) success, prosperity
人生における成功とはかならずしも富の獲得と同じものではない。
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する, 為る
Usually in kana
1. to do, to carry out, to perform
2. to cause to become, to make (into), to turn (into)
3. to serve as, to act as, to work as
4. to wear (clothes, a facial expression, etc.)
as 〜にする,〜とする
5. to judge as being, to view as being, to think of as, to treat as, to use as
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刷る, 摺る, する
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to print
2. to color or pattern fabric using a wooden mold
私達は招待状を50通刷りました。
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する, 掏る, スる
Godan verb, Transitive, Usually in kana
to pickpocket, to steal
電車でポケットの中にあるものをすられた。
擦る, 摩る, 磨る, 擂る, する
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to rub, to chafe, to strike (match), to file, to frost (glass)
2. to lose (e.g. a match), to forfeit, to squander one's money (e.g. through gambling, Pachinko, etc.)
石けんを付けてごしごしこすれば汚れが落ちます。
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剃る, そる, する
Godan verb, Transitive
to shave
お父さんがバスルームでひげを剃っている。
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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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Particle, pronounced わ in modern Japanese
1. indicates sentence topic
2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
3. adds emphasis
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極めて, きわめて
Adverb
exceedingly, extremely, decisively
彼女は行儀が極めて上品である。
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極める, 究める, 窮める, きわめる
Conjugated: きわめて
Ichidan verb, Transitive, esp. 極める, 窮める
1. to carry to extremes, to go to the end of something
esp. 究める
2. to investigate thoroughly, to master
多くの運動選手は青年時代に盛りを極める。
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