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, よう
1. Occident and Orient (esp. the Occident)
2. ocean, sea
3. foreign, Western, European
, , なだ
open sea
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, 児, こ
Noun, used as a suffix
1. child
See 仔・こ
2. young (animal)
also 娘
3. young woman, young geisha
4. offshoot
See 元も子もない
5. interest
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, , み
1. fruit, nut
2. seed
3. (in broth) pieces of meat, vegetable, etc.
4. content, substance
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, ね
1. the Rat (first sign of the Chinese zodiac)
See 子の刻, Obsolete term
2. hour of the Rat (around midnight, 11pm to 1am, or 12 midnight to 2am)
3. north
4. eleventh month of the lunar calendar
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, し
1. child (esp. a boy)
See 子爵
2. viscount
Honorific or respectful
3. founder of a school of thought (esp. Confucius), master
See 諸子百家
4. masters and philosophers (categorization of Chinese classical literature)
Pronoun, Archaism, of one's equals
5. you
, こう
Obscure term
1. child
Noun, used as a suffix
2. interest
, , す
Suffix, Archaism, Honorific or respectful
honorific (or familiar) suffix used after a name
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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ジョン, 煎, チョン
Food term, Usually in kana
jeon, Korean dish of meat, vegetables, etc. coated in flour and egg and fried
1. indicates direct object of action
2. indicates subject of causative expression
3. indicates an area traversed
4. indicates time (period) over which action takes place
5. indicates point of departure or separation of action
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