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研究部, けんきゅうぶ
research division, research club (e.g. at school, university)
, ちょう
1. head, chief, leader, elder
See 短・1
2. merit, strong point
3. superiority
See 短・2, Music term
4. major
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, おさ
1. head, chief, leader, elder
2. the greatest of all, the most excellent
, 永, なが
Prefix, Suffix
, , たけ, たき
1. height, stature
2. length (esp. of clothing)
See 思いのたけ, See 心のたけ
3. all (one has), everything
4. magnificence (of a waka poem, etc.)
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, 司, 寮, 首, , つかさ
Archaism, usu. 官,司,寮
1. office, official
usu. 首,長
2. chief, head
Only 司
3. (Yaeyama Islands in Okinawa) person (usually a woman) whose duty it is to officiate at religions ceremonies
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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その, 其の, そん
Pre-noun adjectival (rentaishi), See この・1, See あの, See どの, Usually in kana, something or someone distant from the speaker, close to the listener; actions of the listener, or ideas expressed or understood by the listener
1. that, the
preceding a number
2. part (as in "part two")
Only その, Interjection
3. um ..., er ..., uh ...
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, 苑, その, えん
Noun, used as a suffix, See りんご園, えん usually when a suffix
1. garden (esp. man-made), orchard, park, plantation
See 学びの園
2. place, location
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