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, 虚, そら
1. sky, the air, the heavens
2. weather
3. far-off place, distant place
often as 〜空もない
4. state of mind, feeling
usu. as 空で
5. (from) memory, (by) heart
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, , 洞, うろ, うつお, うつほ, うつせ
hollow, cavity, hole
, 虚, から, カラ
May take 'no'
1. emptiness, being empty
2. not carrying anything, unburdened, empty-handed
3. dishonoured (bill, promise, etc.), false, no-show (reservation), put-on (cheeriness, courage, etc.), empty (compliments), insincere
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, くう
1. empty air, sky
Buddhist term
2. shunyata (the lack of an immutable intrinsic nature within any phenomenon), emptiness
See 空軍, Abbreviation
3. air force
4. fruitlessness, meaninglessness
See 五大・1
5. void (one of the five elements)
Particle, pronounced わ in modern Japanese
1. indicates sentence topic
2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
3. adds emphasis
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