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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
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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, はは, はわ, かか, おも, いろは, あも
See 父, Humble, かか was used by children
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1. at (place, time), in, on, during
2. to (direction, state), toward, into
3. for (purpose)
4. because of (reason), with
5. by, from
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, 華, はな
1. flower, blossom, bloom, petal
2. cherry blossom
3. beauty
4. blooming (esp. of cherry blossoms)
See 生け花・1
5. ikebana
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1. indicates direct object of action
2. indicates subject of causative expression
3. indicates an area traversed
4. indicates time (period) over which action takes place
5. indicates point of departure or separation of action
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あげる, 上げる, 挙げる, 揚げる
Conjugated: あげます
Ichidan verb, Transitive, See 手を挙げる・1
1. to raise, to elevate
See 髪を上げる
2. to do up (one's hair)
3. to fly (a kite, etc.), to launch (fireworks, etc.), to surface (a submarine, etc.)
4. to land (a boat)
Only 揚げる
5. to deep-fry
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