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笑う, 咲う, 嗤う, わらう
Godan verb, Intransitive
1. to laugh
2. to smile
esp. 嗤う
3. to sneer, to ridicule
as 笑ってしまう or 笑っちゃう
4. to be dumbfounded, to be flabbergasted
クラスのもの皆が彼の冗談に笑った。
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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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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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