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, ほう
1. direction, way, side, area (in a particular direction)
often 私の方, あなたの方, etc.
2. side (of an argument, etc.), one's part
3. type, category
4. field (of study, etc.)
5. indicates one side of a comparison, method, manner, means
その少年はカーブの投げ方を知っている。
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, , 状, さま
Suffix, Honorific or respectful, after a person's name (or position, etc.)
1. Mr., Mrs., Miss, Ms.
See お粗末さまでした, Polite, usu. after a noun or na-adjective prefixed with お- or ご-
2. makes a word more polite (usu. in fixed expressions)
3. state, situation, appearance, manner
ざまあ見ろ。
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, かた
also ほう
1. direction, way
Honorific or respectful
2. person, lady, gentleman
Noun, used as a suffix
3. method of, manner of, way of
4. care of ...
also がた
5. person in charge of ...
その少年はカーブの投げ方を知っている。
, がた
Suffix, Honorific or respectful, pluralizing suffix
1. Sirs, Mesdames
also かた
2. around (the time that, etc.), about
その少年はカーブの投げ方を知っている。
, , へ, べ, え
Only へ, Only べ, Archaism
1. surrounding area
2. shore (of the sea)
Suffix, esp. え,べ
3. suffix used as a rough indicator of location, direction, time, etc.
正方形には四つの辺がある。
Particle
1. indicates direct object of action
2. indicates subject of causative expression
3. indicates an area traversed
4. indicates time (period) over which action takes place
5. indicates point of departure or separation of action
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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, See すり, 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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