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, ほん
See ご本・ごほん
1. book, volume, script
Prefix
2. this, present
3. main, head
4. real, regular
Suffix, Counter, sometimes pronounced ぼん or ぽん
5. counter for long cylindrical things, counter for films, TV shows, etc., counter for goals, home runs, etc., counter for telephone calls
昨日はその本を80ページまで読んだ。
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, , 素, 基, もと
usu. 元
1. origin, source
esp. 基
2. base, basis, foundation, root
also 因, 原
3. cause
esp. 素
4. ingredient, material
Only 元
5. (somebody's) side, (somebody's) location
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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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あの, 彼の, あん
Pre-noun adjectival (rentaishi), See どの, See この・1, See その・1, Usually in kana, someone or something distant from both speaker and listener, or situation unfamiliar to both speaker and listener
that, those, the
あのおいしいワインをなぜ飲まないんだい。
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あの, あの, あの
Interjection
say, well, um, er
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