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See also: 私・わたし
usu. more formal than わたし
I, me

May take the particle 'no'
Noun (futsuumeishi)
Antonym: 公・おおやけ・2
personal (affairs, etc.), private

Noun (futsuumeishi)
selfishness, partiality

Noun (futsuumeishi)
secrecy, confidentiality

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ON: KUN: わたくし, わたし
private, I, me

Stroke: 7 Grade: 6 JLPT: N3 SKIP: 1-5-2 FC: 2293.3

Parts: 此の (この) (ひと) (あたし) 怒鳴りつける (どなりつける) のです (んです)
This man's shouting at me!

Parts: 騒がしい (さわがしい) ホーム 誰か (だれか) (わたし) 名前 (なまえ) 呼ぶ (よぶ) 聞こえる (きこえる)
I could hear someone calling my name on the noisy platform.

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