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, 祖, おや
Only 親
1. parent, parents, mother and father
See 子・こ・7
2. dealer (in cards, mahjong, etc.), banker
3. founder, inventor
4. (pet) owner
May take 'no'
5. key, parent (organization), main
アナは、親が知らないうちに結婚した。
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, しん
Antonym: 疎・そ・2
1. intimacy, closeness, friendliness
2. close relative
Prefix, See 親米
3. pro- (e.g. pro-American)
アナは、親が知らないうちに結婚した。
にやっ, ニヤッ
Adverb taking the 'to' particle, Onomatopoeic or mimetic word
smirkingly, broadly (grinning)
Auxiliary, See で・5, で after certain verb forms
indicates continuing action
,
Particle, See と・4, casual quoting particle
1. you said, he said, she said, they said
See たって・1, as たって; indicates supposition
2. if ... then
as かって; indicates a satirical or rhetorical question
3. do you seriously think that
indicates certainty, insistence, emphasis, etc.
4. I already told you, you should know by now that, of course
abbr. of という
5. the said ...
スペイン料理ってパエリアの他に何があるの?
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もらう, 貰う
Conjugated: もらっている
Godan verb, Transitive, Usually in kana
1. to receive, to take, to accept
Auxiliary verb, follows a verb in "-te" form
2. to get somebody to do something
3. to have in one's pocket (a fight, match)
4. to contract (a disease), to catch, to be affected
それじゃ、僕はチキンをもらいましょう。
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こと, 事, 縡, こん
Usually in kana
1. thing, matter
2. incident, occurrence, event, something serious, trouble, crisis
3. circumstances, situation, state of affairs
4. work, business, affair
5. after an inflectable word, creates a noun phrase indicating something the speaker does not feel close to
「U.F.Oとは何を表しているの」「未確認飛行物体のことだと思う」
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, 箏, 筝, こと, そう
1. koto (13-stringed Japanese zither)
Only こと, Archaism
2. stringed instrument
Only 箏, Only 筝
3. zheng (Chinese zither), guzheng
彼女は琴を弾くことがとても好きだ。
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古都, こと
ancient city, former capital
この古都に何か新しいものがあることは、だれでも知っている。
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, 殊, こと, け
Only こと, NA-adjective, Noun, used as a prefix, Archaism
1. difference (from one another), different thing, other
2. unusual, extraordinary
糊塗, こと
Takes suru
patching up (e.g. a failure), covering up (e.g. a mistake), glossing over
こと
Particle, particle always used at sentence-end
1. particle indicating a command
Female term or language, often as ことね
2. particle indicating mild enthusiasm
3. particle indicating a gentle interrogative
at sentence end as ことよ
4. particle used to soften a judgment or conclusion
, げん, こと
word, remark, statement
彼の言に従って行動するのはりこうではない。
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, 若, ごと, こと, もころ
Adverb, See 如し
like, similar to, same as
Particle
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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