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Conjunction, See 浮きつ沈みつ, See 追いつ追われつ, form: ...つ...つ
1. indicates two contrasting actions
Particle, Archaism
2. indicates possessive (often found in place names and compound words)
, 箇, 個, ち, ぢ, じ
Counter, Usually in kana
counter for the hito-futa-mi counting system (forming hitotsu, futatsu, mitsu, and misoji, yasoji, etc.)
Expression, Particle, See に・1, emphasises word marked by に
1. to, for, on, in, at
2. in order to
See は・1, indicates respect for subject of sentence
3. as for, regarding
as AにはAが...; emphasizes the repeated word, followed by a contrasting statement
4. while it is (was) the case that ..., indeed ... (but), certainly ... (but)
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