Jisho

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Noun, Noun - used as a suffix
1. section (i.e. of text); sentence; passage; paragraph
  • かれ
  • その
  • もじどお文字どおりの
  • いみ意味
  • せつめい説明
  • した
  • He explained the literal meaning of the phrase.
2. phraselinguistics terminology
  • この
  • ぜんちし前置詞
  • しょうりゃく省略
  • できる
  • You can omit the preposition in this phrase.
3. verse (of 5 or 7 mora in Japanese poetry; of 4, 5, or 7 characters in Chinese poetry)
4. haiku; first 17 morae of a renga, etc.
5. maxim; saying; idiom; expression
Wikipedia definition
6. PhraseIn everyday speech, a phrase may refer to any group of words. In linguistics, a phrase is a group of words (or sometimes a single word) that form a constituent and so function as a single unit in the syntax of a sentence. A phrase is lower on the grammatical hierarchy than a clause.
Read “Phrase” on English Wikipedia
Read “句” on Japanese Wikipedia
Read “Phrase” on DBpedia

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