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, わたし
Pronoun, slightly formal or feminine
I, me
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, , わらわ
Pronoun, Archaism, Humble, Female term or language
I, me
あたし, , あたくし, あたい, あて
Pronoun, Female term or language, Usually in kana
I, me
, あっし, わっし
Pronoun, mainly used by working men
I, me
, わい, わて
Pronoun, Archaism, Dialect: Kansai-ben
1. I, me
Only わい, used toward people of equal or lower status
2. you
, わたい
Pronoun, Archaism, Dialect: Kantou-ben
I, me
, し
See 公・こう・1
private affairs, personal matter
, わたくし
Pronoun, See 私・わたし, usu. more formal than わたし
1. I, me
May take 'no', Antonym: 公・おおやけ・2
2. personal (affairs, etc.), private
3. selfishness, partiality
4. secrecy, confidentiality
, わっち
Pronoun, used esp. by people of low status
I, me
わし, 儂,
Pronoun, Usually in kana, Male term, used by elderly
I, me
1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
3. but, however, still, and
after the volitional form of a verb
4. regardless of, whether (or not)
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間違う, まちがう
Conjugated: まちがって
Godan verb
to make a mistake, to be incorrect, to be mistaken
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降りる, 下りる, おりる
Conjugated: おりました
Ichidan verb, Intransitive, esp. 下りる
1. to descend (e.g. a mountain), to go down, to come down
esp. 降りる
2. to alight (e.g. from bus), to get off, to disembark, to dismount
3. to step down, to retire, to give up, to quit, to fold
4. to be granted, to be issued, to be given
5. to form (of frost, dew, mist, etc.)
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おる, 居る
Conjugated: おりました
Godan verb, Intransitive, Usually in kana, Humble
1. to be (animate), to exist
Auxiliary verb, after the -te form of a verb; indicates continuing action or state
2. to be ..ing
See やがる, after -masu base of verb; indicates contempt or disdain for another's actions
3. to (have the audacity to) do
折る, おる
Conjugated: おりました
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to break, to fracture, to break off, to snap off, to pick (e.g. flowers)
2. to fold, to bend
3. to make (origami)
See 筆を折る
4. to interrupt, to end
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織る, おる
Conjugated: おりました
Godan verb, Transitive
to weave
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