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, 華, はな
1. flower, blossom, bloom, petal
2. cherry blossom
3. beauty
4. blooming (esp. of cherry blossoms)
See 生け花・1
5. ikebana
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Particle, pronounced わ in modern Japanese
1. indicates sentence topic
2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
3. adds emphasis
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なんと, 何と
1. what, how
Usually in kana, indicates surprise, admiration, etc.
2. what (a) ...!
3. surprisingly, to my amazement, believe it or not, why, ...!
4. oh my, wow
used when asking for confirmation or approval
5. well, ..., so, ...
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南斗, なんと
See 斗宿, Rare
Chinese "Dipper" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
南都, なんと
See 北都, historical term, Poetical term
1. Nara
See 北嶺・2
2. Kōfuku-ji (Buddhist temple in Nara)
きれい, 綺麗, 奇麗, キレイ
1. pretty, lovely, beautiful, fair
Usually in kana
2. clean, clear, pure, tidy, neat
as きれいに
3. completely, entirely
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, , ,
Only な, Particle, prohibitive; used with dictionary form verb
1. don't
imperative (from なさい); used with -masu stem of verb
2. do
Interjection, used to get someone's attention or press one's point
3. hey, listen, look, say
when seeking confirmation, for emphasis, etc.; used at sentence end
4. now, ..., well, ..., I tell you!, you know
used to express admiration, emotionality, etc.; used at sentence end
5. wow, ooh
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