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, あめ
1. rain
2. rainy day, rainy weather
See 花札
3. the November suit (in hanafuda)
雨のために彼らは気力をそがれた。
Particle, pronounced わ in modern Japanese
1. topic marker particle
2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
3. adds emphasis
しばらく, 暫く, 姑く, 暫らく, 須臾
Adverb, Takes suru, Usually in kana
1. for a moment, for a minute
2. for a while, for some time
3. for the time being, for now
Interjection
4. it's been a long time, long time no see
ここしばらく彼にまるで会わない。
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