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日本, にほん, にっぽん
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, さん
See お産
1. (giving) birth, childbirth, delivery, confinement
Noun, used as a suffix
2. native of, product of
3. assets, property, fortune
うぶ, 初, 初心, , 生
NA-adjective, May take 'no', Usually in kana, esp. 初, 初心
1. innocent, naive, unsophisticated, inexperienced, green, wet behind the ears
Noun, used as a prefix, 産, 生
2. birth-
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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とき, 鴇, 朱鷺, 桃花鳥, しゅろ, つき, トキ
Usually in kana
Japanese crested ibis (Nipponia nippon)
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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