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JLPT N3
Edit  dc
Meaning
this, especially (emphasis),very, emphasize the preceding word
It is "love" that truly strengthens people
Edit  dc
Formation
Noun
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こそ
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Phrases
あいこそがひとをつよくする
It is love that truly strengthens people.
Edit  #249 Amatuka, Aitchxs
こんどこそやってやる。
I'm gonna do it this time
Edit  #3089 bamboo4
ゆめこそがきぼうのみなもとだ
Dreams are the source of hope.
Edit  #3090 bamboo4, Aitchxs
わたしこそおわびしなければなりません。
It is I, and not you, who must apologize.
Edit  #3091 bamboo4
かぞくこそがじんせいでもっともたいせつなものだ
It is indeed family that is the most important thing in life.
Edit  #3092 bamboo4, Aitchxs
ようこそおいでくださいました。
You are very much welcome.
Edit  #3093 bamboo4
のひかりそくどにかんするじっけんがあったからこそはとくしゅそうたいせいりろんをかくりつすることができた。
It was purely because of the Michelson-Morley experiment on the speed of light that made it possible for Einstein to establish his special theory of relativity.
Edit  #3106 bamboo4
これこそもとめていたものですよ。
That's just what I wanted.
Edit  #6325 tamilselvan_t
あしたこそ、べんきょうするぞ!(
I will definitely study tomorrow!
Edit  #6624 hana
まさかのときのともこそしんのとも。
A frien in need is a friend indeed.
Edit  #8237 karekano
きみじぶんのためをおもえばこそこういっているのです。
We`re only saying this for your own sake.
Edit  #8238 karekano
これこそいまわたしにひつようなほんです。
This is the very book I need now.
Edit  #8239 karekano
Discussion and comments
This grammar can only be used after a noun.
rubyhatchet
こそ is ubiquitous, but hard to translate.
bamboo4
I like to think that whatever is coming before こそ is being smacked on the head (To make a point).
LittleFish
I think [3106] should be moved to the [dakarakoso] entry.
srobertson
I think こちらこそ should be added as an example, or as a stock phrase that doesn't mean quite what a non-native might expect.
winterkoninkje
こそ == this very

ex:今年こそーthis very year
tamilselvan_t