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略語, りゃくご
abbreviation, acronym
Apr.はApril(4月)の略語です。
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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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決まって, 極まって, 決って, きまって
Adverb
always, without fail, invariably, usually, regularly
スミスは日曜日にはきまってやってくる。
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普通, ふつう
May take 'no', NA-adjective
1. normal, ordinary, regular, usual, common, average
Adverb
2. normally, ordinarily, usually, generally, commonly
See 普通列車, Abbreviation
3. local train, train that stops at every station
彼女は普通9時に寝る。
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多く, おおく
Adverb, May take 'no'
1. many, much, plenty, a lot
2. majority (of), greater part (of)
3. mostly, mainly, chiefly, usually, often
私達は経験によって多くを学ぶ。
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たいてい, 大抵, 大てい
NA-adjective, Adverb, Usually in kana
1. mostly, ordinarily, usually, generally
2. probably
May take 'no'
3. most, almost all
before a neg. form
4. ordinary
usu. as 〜にする
5. proper, appropriate, moderate
夜はたいていの人が寝る時である。
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常時, じょうじ
Adverb
1. usually, ordinarily, always
May take 'no'
2. continuous, 24-hour (operation, care, etc.), constant, always on
彼は常時彼の才能をねたむ人々から中傷されることにうんざりしていた。
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通常の場合, つうじょうのばあい
usually
平素は, へいそは
Expression
usually, ordinarily, in the past
通常なら, つうじょうなら
Expression
usually, under usual circumstances
常々, 常常, つねづね
Adverb
always, usually
ああ、僕も実に分かりやすいなあって、常々思っているんだよ。
なべて, 並べて, 並て
Adverb, Usually in kana
in general, generally, usually
大概, たいがい
Adverb
1. generally, mainly, usually, normally, mostly, for the most part
May take 'no'
2. nearly all, almost all
3. gist, summary, outline, main idea
See 大概にする
4. staying within bounds, not overdoing (something), not getting carried away, not going too far, being moderate
5. probably, perhaps, in all likelihood
彼は夜にはたいがい家にいる。
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普通に, ふつうに, フツーに
Only ふつうに, Adverb, See 普通・2
1. normally, ordinarily, usually, generally, commonly
Colloquialism, used when giving a positive assessment, esp. of something that exceeds expectations
2. by anyone's standards, by normal standards, sufficiently, actually, genuinely, truly
describes an action
3. without any issues, without any difficulty, (surprisingly) well, just fine, naturally
「バイオテクノロジー」という言葉が普通に使われるようになったのは、いつ頃ですか。
普段, ふだん
May take 'no', orig. written as 不断
1. usual, normal, everyday, habitual, ordinary
Adverb
2. usually, normally, generally, habitually, always
私は普段バスで通学します。
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通例, つうれい
May take 'no'
1. custom, general rule, convention
Adverb
2. usually, generally, as a rule
通例、喫煙は許可していません。
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びっちり
Adverb
without gaps, closely packed, always, usually, often, frequently, continuously
仮名, 仮字, 假名, かな
See 真名・1
kana, Japanese syllabary (i.e. hiragana, katakana)
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和字, 倭字, わじ
1. native Japanese characters (i.e. hiragana and katakana), kana
See 国字・3
2. kanji created in Japan (as opposed to China), Japanese-made kanji
大和文字, やまともじ
See 唐文字
Japanese syllabary symbols, kana
あいうえお, アイウエオ
See あいうえお順・あいうえおじゅん
Japanese syllabary, kana, aiueo
国字, こくじ
1. official writing system of a country, official script
2. kana (as opposed to kanji), Japanese syllabary
3. kanji created in Japan (as opposed to China), Japanese-made kanji
つまり, 詰まり, 詰り
Adverb, Usually in kana
1. that is to say, in other words, I mean, that (this, it) means
2. in short, in brief, to sum up, ultimately, in the end, in the long run, when all is said and done, what it all comes down to, when you get right down to it, basically
3. clogging, obstruction, stuffing, (degree of) blockage
4. shrinkage, conclusion
Archaism
5. dead end, corner
つまり彼女は下手な踊り子だ。
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詰まる, つまる
Conjugated: つまり
Godan verb, Intransitive
1. to be packed (with), to be full (space, schedule, etc.)
See 鼻が詰まる
2. to be blocked (road, pipe, nose, etc.), to be clogged, to be plugged up
3. to shorten (width, interval, etc.), to shrink (shirt, word form, etc.), to narrow
See 言葉に詰まる, See 気の詰まる・きのつまる, often in the form …につまる
4. to be at a loss, to be hard pressed
See 詰まる所・つまるところ
5. to end up, to be settled
のどが詰まった感じです。
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