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泳ぎ, 游ぎ, およぎ
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泳ぐ, 游ぐ, およぐ
Conjugated: 泳ぎ
Godan verb, Intransitive
1. to swim
2. to struggle through (a crowd)
3. to make one's way through the world, to get along (in life)
4. to totter, to lose one's balance
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切る, きる
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to cut, to cut through, to perform (surgery)
See 縁を切る
2. to sever (connections, ties)
3. to turn off (e.g. the light)
See 電話を切る
4. to terminate (e.g. a conversation), to hang up (the phone), to disconnect
5. to punch (a ticket), to tear off (a stub)
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着る, 著る, きる
Ichidan verb, Transitive
1. to wear (from the shoulders down), to put on
as 汚名を〜, 罪を〜, etc.
2. to take (the blame, responsibility), to bear
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斬る, きる
Godan verb, Transitive
to kill (a human) using a blade (sword, machete, knife, etc.), to slice (off), to lop (off), to cut (off)
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剪る, きる
Godan verb
to cut, to prune, to trim (branches, leaves, flowers, etc.)
截る, きる
Godan verb
to cut (e.g. cloth)
伐る, きる
Godan verb, Transitive
to cut down (e.g. trees)
鑽る, 鑚る, きる
Godan verb, Transitive, Rare
to start a fire (with wood-wood friction or by striking metal against stone)
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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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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