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洗う, あらう
Conjugated: 洗って
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to wash, to cleanse, to rinse
2. to inquire into, to investigate
3. to purify (one's heart)
4. to lave (e.g. shore), to wash over (e.g. deck), to sweep
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, くれない, べに, こう
1. deep red, crimson
Only べに
2. rouge, lipstick
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くれる, 呉れる
Conjugated: くれない
Ichidan verb, Transitive, See あげる・18, Usually in kana, the receiver is the speaker or someone close to the speaker
1. to give, to let (one) have
Auxiliary verb, after the -te form of a verb
2. to do for one, to take the trouble to do
3. to do to someone's disadvantage
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暮れる, 眩れる, 暗れる, 昏れる, くれる
Conjugated: くれない
Ichidan verb, Intransitive
1. to get dark, to grow dark
2. to end (of a day, year, season, etc.), to come to an end, to close
3. to be sunk in (e.g. despair), to be lost in (e.g. thought), to be overcome with
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繰る, くる
Conjugated: くれない
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to reel, to wind, to spin (thread)
2. to turn (pages), to flip through (a book), to leaf through (a book), to consult (a dictionary), to refer to (an encyclopedia)
3. to count (e.g. the days)
4. to open one-by-one, to close one-by-one (e.g. shutters)
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えぐる, 抉る, 刳る, 剔る, くる
Conjugated: くれない
Godan verb, Transitive, Usually in kana
1. to gouge, to hollow out, to bore, to excavate, to scoop out
Only えぐる
2. to greatly perturb, to cause emotional pain
3. to get to the bottom of things, to relentlessly bring the truth to light
Particle, at sentence end
1. indicates a question
after each alternative
2. or, whether or not
See 何か・1, after an interrogative
3. some- (e.g. something, someone)
indicates doubt, uncertainty, etc.; sometimes after other particles
4. hmm, huh
Prefix, See か弱い, emphatic prefix; usu. before an adjective
5. very
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Particle, See かい, See ぞい, See だい, See わい, Familiar language
strengthens a question, assertion, etc.
, 藺, イ
See イグサ, Usually in kana
soft rush (Juncus effusus var. decipiens), common rush
Particle, Conjunction
1. if, when
2. and
3. with
4. used for quoting (thoughts, speech, etc.)
See と金, Shogi term, Abbreviation
5. promoted pawn
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いる, 要る
Conjugated: いった
Godan verb, Intransitive, Usually in kana
to be needed, to be wanted
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言う, 云う, 謂う, いう, ゆう
Conjugated: いった
Godan verb
1. to say, to utter, to declare
2. to name, to call
Only 言う
3. to go (e.g. "the alarm went ping"), to make a noise
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いく, 行く, 逝く, 往く, ゆく
Conjugated: いった
Godan verb, Intransitive, See 来る・くる・1
1. to go, to move (in a direction or towards a specific location), to head (towards), to be transported (towards), to reach
See 旨く行く, い sometimes omitted in auxiliary use
2. to proceed, to take place
3. to pass through, to come and go
4. to walk
Only 逝く
5. to die, to pass away
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入る, いる
Conjugated: いった
Godan verb, Intransitive, See 入る・はいる・1, See 気に入る, See 立ち入る・1, mainly used in fixed expressions and compound verbs
to get in, to go in, to come in, to flow into, to set, to set in
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沒る, 没る, いる
Conjugated: いった
Godan verb, See 入る・いる, Poetical term
to set beyond the Western horizon (i.e. the Sun)
炒る, 煎る, 熬る, いる
Conjugated: いった
Godan verb, Transitive
to roast, to parch, to toast, to boil down
結う, ゆう, いう
Conjugated: いった
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to do up (hair), to dress, to arrange
2. to tie, to bind, to fasten, to make (a fence)
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