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, 驛, えき
1. railway station, train station
historical term
2. staging post on a highway (in pre-modern Japan)
3. counter for railway stations and bus stations
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, えき, やく, よう
1. benefit, use, good, advantage, gain
2. profit, gains
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, えき
Noun, used as a suffix
liquid, fluid
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, えき
1. type of cleromancy divination (described in the Book of Changes) performed with long sticks
See 易経, Abbreviation
2. The Book of Changes, Yijing, I Ching
, えき, えだち
1. war, campaign, battle
2. unpaid work (ritsuryo system), forced labor
, えき
See 囲碁, Archaism
playing the game of go
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
Conjugated: あります
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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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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