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防止, ぼうし
Takes suru
prevention, check
チョコレートにはLDLの酸化を防止する力がある。
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する, 為る
Usually in kana
1. to do, to carry out, to perform
2. to cause to become, to make (into), to turn (into)
3. to serve as, to act as, to work as
4. to wear (clothes, a facial expression, etc.)
as 〜にする,〜とする
5. to judge as being, to view as being, to think of as, to treat as, to use as
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刷る, 摺る, する
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to print
2. to color or pattern fabric using a wooden mold
私達は招待状を50通刷りました。
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する, 掏る, スる
Godan verb, Transitive, See すり, Usually in kana
to pickpocket, to steal
電車でポケットの中にあるものをすられた。
擦る, 摩る, 磨る, 擂る, する
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to rub, to chafe, to strike (match), to file, to frost (glass)
2. to lose (e.g. a match), to forfeit, to squander one's money (e.g. through gambling, Pachinko, etc.)
石けんを付けてごしごしこすれば汚れが落ちます。
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剃る, そる, する
Godan verb, Transitive
to shave
お父さんがバスルームでひげを剃っている。
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ため, 為, 爲, 為め
Adverb, See 為に・1, Usually in kana
1. good, advantage, benefit, welfare
2. sake, purpose, objective, aim
3. consequence, result, effect
4. affecting, regarding, concerning
1月30日、31日は葬式のため休みます。
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ため, タメ
Colloquialism
the same (age, social status), peer
貯める, ため
Conjugated: ため
Ichidan verb, Transitive
to save up (money)
お金を使うも貯めるも自由にしなさい。
溜める, ため
Conjugated: ため
Ichidan verb, Transitive
1. to amass, to accumulate, to store
2. to leave unpaid
コレステロールをためたくなかったら、脂肪のない赤身の肉を食べるのがよい。
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溜め, ため
cesspool, sink, manure sink
撓める, ため
Conjugated: ため
Ichidan verb
to bend, to train (e.g. a branch)
矯める, ため
Conjugated: ため
Ichidan verb, Transitive
1. to straighten, to correct, to cure
2. to falsify
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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