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茶碗, 茶わん, ちゃわん
rice bowl, tea cup, teacup
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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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, くち
1. mouth
2. opening, hole, gap, orifice
3. mouth (of a bottle), spout, nozzle, mouthpiece
4. gate, door, entrance, exit
See 口を利く・1
5. speaking, speech, talk (i.e. gossip)
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, く, こう
Only く, Buddhist term
1. mouth, speech
Suffix, Counter, usu. こう
2. counter for people or implements
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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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
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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
まで, 迄
Particle, Usually in kana
1. until (a time), till, to, up to
2. to (a place), as far as
3. to (an extent), so far as, even
4. only, merely
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持つ, もつ
Conjugated: 持って
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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