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, きょく
Noun, used as a suffix
1. composition, piece of music, song, track (on a record)
2. tune, melody, air
3. enjoyment, fun, interest, pleasure
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くま, 隈, , 阿
Usually in kana
1. corner, nook, recess
2. shade, shadow, dark area
3. dark circles (under the eyes), dark rings
See 隈取り・1, Abbreviation
4. shading, gradation
See 隈取り・2
5. kumadori, style of kabuki makeup used for violent roles
, , まが
wickedness, evil, calamity, disaster
くせ, , クセ
Usually in kana
1. long segment of a noh play forming its musical highlight
Noun, used as a prefix, See 曲者・1
2. wrong, improper, indecent
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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