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日本人, にほんじん, にっぽんじん
Japanese person
あなたが日本人だと私は思っていた。
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好み, このみ
See お好み・おこのみ
liking, taste, choice
彼女は高級車好みだ。
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好み, ごのみ
NA-adjective, May take 'no', Suffix
1. being fond of, having a liking for
2. to the liking of, favored by, popular with
彼女は高級車好みだ。
よしみ, 誼, 誼み, 好, 好み, ぎ, よしび
Usually in kana
friendship, friendly relations, connection, relation, intimacy
好む, このむ
Conjugated: 好み
Godan verb, Transitive
to like, to prefer
かなり多くのアメリカ人が寿司を好む。
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にして
Expression, formal or literary term
1. in (a period of time, manner), at (a time, stage in life, etc.), while
2. despite, although, even
3. as well as, (both) ... and ...
Archaism
4. at (a location), on
ローマは、一日にして建設されたものではない。
ある, 有る, 在る
Godan verb, Intransitive, See 居る・いる・1, Usually in kana, usu. of inanimate objects
1. to be, to exist, to live
2. to have
3. to be located
4. to be equipped with
5. to happen, to come about
悪いけどほかに用事があるの。
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ある, 或る, 或
Pre-noun adjectival (rentaishi), Usually in kana
a certain ..., some ...
ある学生に会うところです。
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のだ, んだ
Expression, See のです, の and ん add emphasis
the expectation is that ..., the reason is that ..., the fact is that ..., the explanation is that ..., it is that ...
君が悪いんだ。
んだ
Interjection, Dialect: Touhoku-ben
that's right, yes, uh-huh
足の小指が痛むんだ。
, , ,
Particle, at sentence end; used as a request for confirmation or agreement
1. right?, isn't it?, doesn't it?, don't you?, don't you think?
Interjection
2. hey, say, listen, look, come on
at sentence end; used to express one's thoughts or feelings
3. you know, you see, I must say, I should think
at sentence end; used to make an informal request
4. will you?, please
at the end of a non-final clause; used to draw the listener's attention to something
5. so, ..., well, ..., you understand?
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, , ,
Expression, See 無い・1, Colloquialism
nonexistent, not being (there), not having