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違う, ちがう
Godan verb, Intransitive
1. to differ (from), to vary
2. to not be in the usual condition
3. to not match the correct (answer, etc.)
See 話が違う
4. to be different from promised
Expression, at sentence-end; oft. as 〜のと違うか, Dialect: Kansai-ben
5. isn't it?, wasn't it?
違う, たがう
Godan verb, Intransitive
1. to differ, to be different
2. to run counter to
3. to change (into something out of the ordinary)
, , ,
Particle, at sentence end; indicates emphasis, agreement, request for confirmation, etc.
1. right?, don't you think
2. hey, come on, listen
, , ,
Expression, See 無い・1, Colloquialism
1. nonexistent, not being (there), not having
Auxiliary adjective, See ない・1, verb-negating suffix; may indicate question or invitation with rising intonation
2. not
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