TAKOBOTO

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競争, きょうそう
Takes suru
1. competition, contest, rivalry, race
Biology term
2. competition (between organisms or species)
十中八九、彼が競争に勝つでしょう。
, かみ
paper
紙に線を1本引きなさい。
, し
Suffix, Counter, See 新聞紙・1, Abbreviation
newspaper
紙に線を1本引きなさい。
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
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