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聞く, 聴く, きく
Conjugated: 聞いた
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to hear
esp. 聴く
2. to listen (e.g. to music)
聴く is used in legal and official contexts
3. to ask, to enquire, to query
4. to hear about, to hear of, to learn of
5. to follow (advice, order, etc.), to obey, to listen to, to comply with
「昨日あの授業の講義を聞いていましたか」と学生がたずねた。
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ところ, 所, 処, 處, とこ
Adverb, Suffix, also pronounced どころ when a suffix
1. place, spot, scene, site
Usually in kana
2. address
3. district, area, locality
4. one's house
See いいとこ・1
5. point, aspect, side, facet
驚かない所をみると知ってたのね。
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ところ, 野老, やろう, トコロ
Usually in kana
1. Dioscorea tokoro (species of wild yam)
Only やろう
2. old man living in the countryside