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筆者, ひっしゃ
often in self-reference
writer, author
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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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外す, はずす
Conjugated: はずして
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to remove, to take off, to detach, to unfasten, to undo
2. to drop (e.g. from a team), to remove (from a position), to exclude, to expel
3. to leave (e.g. one's seat), to go away from, to step out, to slip away
4. to dodge (a question, blow, etc.), to evade, to sidestep, to avoid (e.g. peak season)
Antonym: 当たる・1
5. to miss (a target, chance, punch, etc.)
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Particle, at sentence end
1. indicates a question
after each alternative
2. or, whether or not
See 何か・1, after an interrogative
3. some- (e.g. something, someone)
indicates doubt, uncertainty, etc.; sometimes after other particles
4. hmm, huh
Prefix, See か弱い, emphatic prefix; usu. before an adjective
5. very
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, 等
Suffix, Usually in kana
1. pluralizing suffix
See あちら, See いくら・1
2. or so, rough indicator of direction, location, amount, etc.
See 清ら, after the stem of an adjective
3. nominalizing suffix
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にし, 螺, 辛螺, , ニシ
Usually in kana
small spiral-shelled snail, spiral shellfish