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発明, はつめい
Takes suru
1. invention
NA-adjective, dated term
2. intelligent, clever, smart
3. making sense (of something), understanding
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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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Music term
1. so, soh, 5th note of a major scale in movable-do solfège
2. G (note in the fixed-do system)
, うん, ん
Noun, used as a prefix
some (at the start of a number in place of a digit)
によると, に依ると
Expression, See に拠れば, Usually in kana
according to (someone)
する, 為る
Conjugated: されている
Usually in kana
1. to do, to carry out, to perform
2. to cause to become, to make (into), to turn (into)
3. to serve as, to act as, to work as
4. to wear (clothes, a facial expression, etc.)
as 〜にする,〜とする
5. to judge as being, to view as being, to think of as, to treat as, to use as
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される, 為れる
Conjugated: されている
Ichidan verb, Usually in kana, passive form of the verb する
1. to be done (to someone)
See 為る・する・1, Honorific or respectful, honorific form of the verb する
2. to do, to be doing
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去る, 避る, さる
Conjugated: されている
Godan verb, Intransitive
1. to leave, to go away
2. to pass, to elapse
3. to be distant
4. to send away, to drive off, to divorce
Auxiliary verb, after a -masu stem, esp. of a suru verb
5. to (do) completely
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