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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
Expression, Particle, See に・1, emphasises word marked by に
1. to, for, on, in, at
2. in order to
See は・1, indicates respect for subject of sentence
3. as for, regarding
as AにはAが...; emphasizes the repeated word, followed by a contrasting statement
4. while it is (was) the case that ..., indeed ... (but), certainly ... (but)
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この, 此の, 斯の, こん
Pre-noun adjectival (rentaishi), See その・1, See あの, See どの, Usually in kana, something or someone close to the speaker (including the speaker), or ideas expressed by the speaker
1. this
in ref. to a stretch of time or date
2. last (couple of years, etc.), these, past
emphatic, accusatory, insulting
3. you (as in "you liar")
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, 9, 玖, きゅう, く, ここの, この, ここ
Numeric, 玖 is used in legal documents
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