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自分, じぶん
1. myself, yourself, oneself, himself, herself
2. I, me
Dialect: Kansai-ben
3. you
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, たち
1. nature (of a person), disposition, temperament
2. nature (of something), character, kind, sort
たち, 達
Suffix, Usually in kana
pluralizing suffix (esp. for people and animals; formerly honorific)
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立ち, たち
1. departure, setting off, start
2. being used up, being consumed, being burnt out
3. passage of time, lapse
See 立ち稽古・たちげいこ, Abbreviation
4. rehearsal
See 立ち役・たちやく
5. leading male role in kabuki
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太刀, 大刀, 横刀, たち, だいとう
1. long sword (esp. the tachi, worn on the hip edge down by samurai), large sword
Only 大刀, Only たち, historical term
2. straight single-edged Japanese sword (from the mid-Heian period or earlier)
Only だいとう
3. guandao, Chinese glaive
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裁ち, たち
cutting, cut
他地, たち
another place
多智, 多知, たち
great wisdom
, 屋形, やかた, たち, たて
1. mansion, palace, manor house, castle
Honorific or respectful, Archaism
2. nobleman, noblewoman, dignitary
Only やかた
3. cabin (on a boat, carriage, etc.)
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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持つ, もつ
Conjugated: 持っている
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to hold (in one's hand), to take, to carry
2. to possess, to have, to own
3. to maintain, to keep
4. to last, to be durable, to survive
5. to take charge of, to be in charge of
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, ちから
1. force, strength, might, vigour, vigor, energy
2. capability, ability, proficiency, capacity, faculty
3. efficacy, effect
4. effort, endeavours, endeavors, exertions
5. power, authority, influence, good offices, agency
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, りき
1. strength, power, proficiency, ability
Noun, used as a suffix, after a number of people, e.g. 十人力
2. the strength of ... people, the strength of ... men
, りょく
strength, power, proficiency, ability
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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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試合, 仕合, しあい
Takes suru
match, game, bout, contest
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, 出
Noun, used as a suffix
1. coming out, going out, outflow, efflux, rising (of the Sun or the Moon)
2. attending (work), appearing (on stage), one's turn to go on
3. start, beginning
4. origins, background, person (or item) originating from ..., graduate of ..., native of ..., member of ... (lineage)
5. architectural member that projects outward
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, にて
Particle, indicates location of action; にて is the formal literary form
1. at, in, when
indicates means of action
2. by, with
3. and then, so
Only で, See よ・1, at sentence-end; indicates certainty, emphasis, etc., Dialect: Kansai-ben
4. let me tell you, don't you know
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, い
Conjunction, Auxiliary, See ないで・1, Archaism, after a -nai stem
without doing ...
だし, 出し, 出汁, ダシ
Usually in kana
1. dashi (Japanese soup stock made from fish and kelp)
Only 出し, Only ダシ, See 出しにする
2. pretext, excuse, pretense (pretence), dupe, front man
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出す, だす
Conjugated: 出し
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to take out, to get out
2. to put out, to reveal, to show
3. to submit (e.g. thesis), to turn in
See あぶり出す・あぶりだす
4. to publish, to make public
See 手紙を出す
5. to send (e.g. letter)
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