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電話, でんわ
Takes suru, May take 'no'
1. telephone call, phone call
See 電話機, Abbreviation
2. telephone (device)
電話は繰り返し鳴っていた。
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, 出
Noun, used as a suffix
1. coming out, going out, outflow, efflux, rising (of the Sun or the Moon)
2. attending (work), appearing (on stage), one's turn to go on
3. start, beginning
4. origins, background, person (or item) originating from ..., graduate of ..., native of ..., member of ... (lineage)
5. architectural member that projects outward
彼は貴族の出である。
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, にて
Particle, indicates location of action; にて is the formal literary form
1. at, in, when
indicates means of action
2. by, with
Conjunction
3. and then, so
Only で, See よ・1, at sentence-end; indicates certainty, emphasis, etc., Dialect: Kansai-ben
4. let me tell you, don't you know
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, い
Conjunction, Auxiliary, See ないで・1, Archaism, after a -nai stem
without doing ...
住む, すむ
Godan verb, Intransitive, See 棲む
to live (of humans), to reside, to inhabit, to dwell, to abide
あなたはどのくらいの間、神戸に住んでいますか。
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済む, 濟む, すむ
Godan verb, Intransitive
1. to finish, to end, to be completed
2. to merely result in something less severe than expected
3. to feel at ease
in the negative
4. to feel unease or guilt for troubling someone, to be sorry
10時ちょっと前に仕事が済んだ。
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澄む, 清む, すむ
Godan verb, Intransitive
1. to become clear (water, air, etc.), to become transparent
2. to resonate clearly (e.g. voice)
3. to become serene, to become tranquil, to be free of worries
See 清音
4. to pronounce as an unvoiced sound
水が底まで澄んでいる。
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棲む, 栖む, すむ
Godan verb, Intransitive, See 住む
to live (of animals), to inhabit, to nest
コロンブスがアメリカ大陸を発見したとき、バイソン(アメリカ野牛)は、広大な地域に棲んでいた。
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こと, 事, 縡, こん
Usually in kana
1. thing, matter
2. incident, occurrence, event, something serious, trouble, crisis
3. circumstances, situation, state of affairs
4. work, business, affair
5. after an inflectable word, creates a noun phrase indicating something the speaker does not feel close to
「U.F.Oとは何を表しているの」「未確認飛行物体のことだと思う」
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, 箏, 筝, こと, そう
1. koto (13-stringed Japanese zither)
Only こと, Archaism
2. stringed instrument
Only 箏, Only 筝
3. zheng (Chinese zither), guzheng
彼女は琴を弾くことがとても好きだ。
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古都, こと
ancient city, former capital
この古都に何か新しいものがあることは、だれでも知っている。
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, 殊, こと, け
Only こと, NA-adjective, Noun, used as a prefix, Archaism
1. difference (from one another), different thing, other
2. unusual, extraordinary
糊塗, こと
Takes suru
patching up (e.g. a failure), covering up (e.g. a mistake), glossing over
こと
Particle, particle always used at sentence-end
1. particle indicating a command
Female term or language, often as ことね
2. particle indicating mild enthusiasm
3. particle indicating a gentle interrogative
at sentence end as ことよ
4. particle used to soften a judgment or conclusion
, げん, こと
word, remark, statement
彼の言に従って行動するのはりこうではない。
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, 若, ごと, こと, もころ
Adverb, See 如し
like, similar to, same as
ですから
Conjunction, See だから・1, Polite
so, therefore, accordingly, consequently, on those grounds, that is why, for that reason
いいえ、結構です。お腹が一杯ですから。
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わざわざ, 態々, 態態
Adverb, Usually in kana
1. expressly, especially, taking the trouble (to do), going to the trouble of (doing), going out of one's way (to do)
used to criticize someone's actions
2. intentionally, deliberately
わざわざおいでにならなくて結構です。
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