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教育, きょういく
Takes suru
1. education, schooling, training, instruction, teaching, upbringing
2. culture, cultivation
教育は重大な要素である。
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Particle
1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
Conjunction
3. but, however, still, and
after the volitional form of a verb
4. regardless of, whether (or not)
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おろそか, 疎か
NA-adjective, See 疎かにする・おろそかにする, Usually in kana
negligent, neglectful, careless, remiss
学業をおろそかにするなんて、君はばかだ。
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Particle
1. at (place, time), in, on, during
2. to (direction, state), toward, into
3. for (purpose)
4. because of (reason), with
5. by, from
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する, 為る
Conjugated: されて
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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される, 為れる
Conjugated: されて
Ichidan verb, Usually in kana, passive form of the verb する
1. to be done (to someone)
See 為る・する・1, Honorific or respectful, honorific form of the verb する
2. to do, to be doing
あなたはいつでも歓迎されています。
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去る, 避る, さる
Conjugated: されて
Godan verb, Intransitive
1. to leave, to go away
2. to pass, to elapse
3. to be distant
Transitive
4. to send away, to drive off, to divorce
Auxiliary verb, after a -masu stem, esp. of a suru verb
5. to (do) completely
去る6月に私の姉は高校の教師と結婚した。
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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 (i.e. "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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着る, 著る, きる
Conjugated: きた
Ichidan verb, Transitive
1. to wear (in modern Japanese, from the shoulders down), to put on
2. to bear (guilt, etc.)
その男は反逆者の汚名をきせられた。
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こと, 事, 縡, こん
Usually in kana
1. thing, matter
2. incident, occurrence, event, something serious, trouble, crisis
3. circumstances, situation, state of affairs
4. work, business, affair
5. after an inflectable word, creates a noun phrase indicating something the speaker does not feel close to
「U.F.Oとは何を表しているの」「未確認飛行物体のことだと思う」
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, 箏, 筝, こと, そう
1. koto (13-stringed Japanese zither)
Only こと, Archaism
2. stringed instrument
Only 箏, Only 筝
3. zheng (Chinese zither), guzheng
彼女は琴を弾くことがとても好きだ。
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古都, こと
ancient city, former capital
この古都に何か新しいものがあることは、だれでも知っている。
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, 殊, こと, け
Only こと, NA-adjective, Noun, used as a prefix, Archaism
1. difference (from one another), different thing, other
2. unusual, extraordinary
糊塗, こと
Takes suru
patching up (e.g. a failure), covering up (e.g. a mistake), glossing over
こと
Particle, particle always used at sentence-end
1. particle indicating a command
Female term or language, often as ことね
2. particle indicating mild enthusiasm
3. particle indicating a gentle interrogative
at sentence end as ことよ
4. particle used to soften a judgment or conclusion
, げん, こと
word, remark, statement
彼の言に従って行動するのはりこうではない。
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, 若, ごと, こと, もころ
Adverb, See 如し
like, similar to, same as
Particle, pronounced わ in modern Japanese
1. topic marker particle
2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
3. adds emphasis
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