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, 沓, 履, 鞋, くつ
shoe, shoes, boots, footwear, footgear
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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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どこ, 何処, 何所, 何處, いずこ, いずく, いづこ, いどこ
Pronoun, See ここ・1, See そこ・1, See あそこ・1, Usually in kana
1. where, what place
2. how much (long, far), what extent
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1. at (place, time), in, on, during
2. to (direction, state), toward, into
3. for (purpose)
4. because of (reason), with
5. by, from
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ある, 有る, 在る
Godan verb, Intransitive, See 居る・いる・1, Usually in kana, usu. of inanimate objects
1. to be, to exist, to live
2. to have
3. to be located
4. to be equipped with
5. to happen, to come about
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ある, 或る, 或
Pre-noun adjectival (rentaishi), Usually in kana
a certain ..., some ...
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Particle, at sentence end
1. indicates a question
after each alternative
2. or, whether or not
See 何か・1, after an interrogative
3. some- (e.g. something, someone)
indicates doubt, uncertainty, etc.; sometimes after other particles
4. hmm, huh
Prefix, See か弱い, emphatic prefix; usu. before an adjective
5. very
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