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, わたし
Pronoun, slightly formal or feminine
I, me
, , 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
Particle, See 乃, occasionally ん, orig. written 乃 or 之
1. indicates possessive
2. nominalizes verbs and adjectives
See が・1
3. substitutes for "ga" in subordinate phrases
often ん
4. (at sentence-end, falling tone) indicates a confident conclusion
Female term or language
5. (at sentence-end) indicates emotional emphasis
取る, とる
Conjugated: とった
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to take, to pick up, to grab, to catch
2. to pass, to hand, to give
3. to get, to obtain, to acquire, to win, to receive, to earn, to take (e.g. a vacation)
4. to adopt (a method, proposal, etc.), to take (a measure, attitude, etc.), to choose
5. to remove, to get rid of, to take off
とる, 摂る
Conjugated: とった
Godan verb, Transitive, See 取る・7, Usually in kana
to have (e.g. lunch), to take (e.g. vitamins)
Conjugated: とった
Godan verb, equiv. of -ている indicating continuing action as a verb ending
to be ...-ing
撮る, 録る, とる
Conjugated: とった
Godan verb, Transitive, esp. 撮る
1. to take (a photo)
esp. 録る
2. to record (video, audio, etc.), to make (a film)
捕る, 獲る, とる
Conjugated: とった
Godan verb, Transitive
to take, to catch, to capture
採る, とる
Conjugated: とった
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to adopt (method, proposal, etc.), to take (measure, course of action, etc.), to decide on
2. to pick (e.g. flowers), to gather (e.g. mushrooms), to catch (e.g. insects)
3. to extract (e.g. juice), to take (e.g. a sample)
4. to assume (an attitude)
5. to take on (workers, students), to employ, to hire
執る, とる
Conjugated: とった
Godan verb, Transitive
to take (trouble), to attend (to business), to command (army)
盗る, とる
Conjugated: とった
Godan verb, Transitive, See 取る・6
to steal
穫る, とる
Conjugated: とった
Godan verb, Transitive, See 採る・2
to harvest (a crop)
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