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, 街, まち
esp. 町
1. town, block, neighbourhood, neighborhood
Only 街
2. downtown, main street, road
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, ちょう
See 町・まち・1
1. town, block, neighbourhood, neighborhood
2. street
3. chō (unit of length, approx. 109.09 m)
4. chō (unit of land area, approx. 0.99 hectares)
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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ロンドン, 倫敦
Usually in kana
London (UK)
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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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すぐ, 直ぐ
Adverb, Usually in kana
1. immediately, at once, right away, directly
2. soon, before long, shortly
3. easily, readily, without difficulty
4. right (near), nearby, just (handy)
5. honest, upright, frank, straightforward
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過ぐ, すぐ
Nidan verb, Intransitive, See 過ぎる・1, Archaism
1. to pass through, to pass by, to go beyond
See 過ぎる・2
2. to pass (of time), to elapse
See 過ぎる・3
3. to have expired, to have ended, to be over
See 過ぎる・4
4. to exceed, to surpass, to be above