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部屋, へや
1. room, chamber
2. apartment, flat, pad
See 相撲部屋, Sumo term, Abbreviation
3. stable
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Particle, pronounced わ in modern Japanese
1. topic marker particle
2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
3. adds emphasis
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ガス, 瓦斯
Usually in kana
1. gas (state of matter, e.g. poison gas, natural gas)
2. gasoline, petrol
3. dense fog, thick fog
See ガスコンロ, Abbreviation
4. gas stove, gas cooker, gas range
5. flatulence, wind, fart
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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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匂い, 臭い, 匂, におい
臭い usu. has a negative connotation
1. odour, odor, scent, smell, stench
2. aura, whiff, smacks of ..., sense, flavour, flavor
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匂う, 臭う, におう
Conjugated: におい
Godan verb, Intransitive, usu. 匂う
1. to be fragrant, to smell (good)
usu. 臭う
2. to stink, to smell (bad)
3. to glow, to be bright
4. to smack of, to show hints of
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