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, あめ
1. rain
2. rainy day, rainy weather
See 花札
3. the November suit (in hanafuda)
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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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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
4. it's been a long time, long time no see
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端山, はやま
foothill, end section of a mountain range
なぐ, 凪ぐ
Conjugated: ないだ
Godan verb, Intransitive, Usually in kana
to become calm, to die down
薙ぐ, なぐ
Conjugated: ないだ
Godan verb, Transitive
to mow down, to scythe down, to knock someone off their feet
, ろう
Counter, See 浪人・2
person who has spent X years after graduating high school attempting to get admitted to (a specific) university
, ろう
Noun, used as a prefix, Noun, used as a suffix
1. old age, old people, the old, the aged, senior, elder
Pronoun, Archaism, Humble, used by the elderly
2. I, me, my humble self
, ろう
labor, labour, toil, trouble, pains, work, effort, striving
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, ろう
Suffix, 太郎, 次郎, 三郎, etc., used in men's names
1. nth son
2. lang, official title in ancient China
3. man, young man
addressed by women
4. my husband, my lover
5. nth child (male and female)
, ろう
Buddhist term
1. year in the Buddhist order (after the completion of the first meditation retreat)
2. becoming more experienced with age, social status based on this experience
, ろう
, ろう
NA-adjective, Obsolete term
narrowness, meanness, humbleness, lowliness
ろう, 蝋, 蠟, ロウ
Usually in kana
, 籠, 篭, ろう
1. prison, jail, gaol
'taru' adjective, See 牢として, Obsolete term
2. firm, solid, strong
, ろう
, ろう
See 二十八宿, See 白虎・びゃっこ・2, Astronomy term
Chinese "Bond" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
, ろう
Noun, used as a suffix, suffix used in names
1. tower, tall building, belvedere
2. turret, lookout, watchtower
3. brothel
, ろう
Buddhist term
1. offering ceremony held on the third day of the dog after the winter solstice
2. twelfth month of the lunisolar calendar
See 臈
3. year in the Buddhist order (after the completion of the first meditation retreat)
, ろう
corridor, passage, hall
, りょう, ろう
See 生き霊・いきりょう・1, See 死霊・しりょう, Archaism
vengeful spirit, revengeful ghost
, ろー, ろう
See 六・ろく, Abbreviation, used when counting by twos
1. six
Expression, See だろう・2, Colloquialism, after past tense or past-continuous verb
2. right?, isn't it?
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