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, ほん
See ご本・ごほん
1. book, volume, script
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
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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
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あの, あの, あの
say, well, um, er
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