Words — 69 found

1. thing; matterUsually written using kana alone
2. incident; occurrence; event; something serious; trouble; crisisUsually written using kana alone
3. circumstances; situation; state of affairsUsually written using kana alone
4. work; business; affairUsually written using kana alone
5. after an inflectable word, creates a noun phrase indicating something the speaker does not feel close toUsually written using kana alone
Noun - used as a suffix
6. nominalizing suffixUsually written using kana alone, See also 事 ごと
7. pretending to ...; playing make-believe ...Usually written using kana alone, See also 事 ごと
Noun, Noun - used as a suffix
8. alias; aka; nickname; alternative name; also known asUsually written using kana alone, esp. as AことB or AとはBのことだ (A alias, B formal)
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事 【こん】縡 【こと】縡 【こん】
縡: Out-dated kanji. 縡: Out-dated kanji.
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1. accident; incident; trouble
2. circumstances; reasons
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事故 【ことゆえ】
ことゆえ: Out-dated or obsolete kana usage.
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1. project; enterprise; business; industry; operations; venture; service
2. act; deed; conductOnly applies to ことわざ, See also 仕業 しわざ
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事業 【ことわざ】
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1. matter; thing; affair; circumstance
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事がら 【ことがら】
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1. possibly; maybe; perhapsUsually written using kana alone
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こと 事欠
Expression, I-adjective
1. having plenty (of something); having all one needs
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ことしゅ 主義
Expression, Noun
1. (principle of) letting sleeping dogs lie; peace-at-any-price; don't rock the boat
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ことなかれ主義 【ことなかれしゅぎ】事勿れ主義 【ことなかれしゅぎ】
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Expression, Noun or verb acting prenominally, Godan verb with ru ending
1. depending on the circumstancesUsually written using kana alone, See also に依る
  • ことによって
  • いがい意外な
  • けつまつ結末
  • あり得る
  • Depending on how things go, it's possible there'll be a surprise ending.
Expression, Godan verb with ru ending
2. due to (with modifying verb)
  • オーストラリアじんオーストラリア人
  • ぜんたい全体として
  • せいじ政治
  • システム
  • あんてい安定
  • している
  • ことによる
  • おんけい恩恵
  • まんぞく満足
  • している
  • Australians are, on the whole, pleased with the stabilizing benefits of their political system.
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Expression, Godan verb with ru ending (irregular verb)
1. (for something) to have occurred; to have done (something)Usually written using kana alone, after the past tense form of a verb
2. (for something) to happen on occasionUsually written using kana alone
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Expression, Godan verb with ru ending
1. to have been decided (so) that; to have been arranged (so) thatUsually written using kana alone, usu. sentence ending
  • いっしゅうかん1週間
  • きゅうか休暇
  • 取って
  • 良い
  • こと事になった
  • I was allowed to take a week off.
2. to be the result (of); to be the outcomeUsually written using kana alone
  • くろう苦労
  • しんぱい心配
  • かれ
  • けんこう健康
  • そこなわれる
  • ことになった
  • Toil and worry caused his health to break down.
3. to be the reason (for)Usually written using kana alone
  • あなた
  • 言っている
  • こと
  • から
  • すれば
  • かれ
  • そこ
  • いなかった
  • ことになる
  • It follows from what you say that he was not there.
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1. via; through; by doing; by means of; usingUsually written using kana alone, See also 事による
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Expression, I-adjective
1. (something) has never occurred; to have never done (something); such a thing has not happenedUsually written using kana alone, after the past tense form of a verb
2. never happens; there is never a time whenUsually written using kana alone
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ことが無い 【ことがない】事が無い 【ことがない】
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Expression, Godan verb with bu ending
1. to go ahead; to proceed; to carry on
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ことを運ぶ 【ことをはこぶ】
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Expression, Ichidan verb
1. to end without incident; to not turn into something serious
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事無きを得る 【ことなきをえる】ことなきを得る 【ことなきをえる】こと無きを得る 【ことなきをえる】
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Kanji — 1 found

8 strokes. JLPT N4. Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3.
matter, thing, fact, business, reason, possibly
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Sentences — 10744 found

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    • にほんじん日本人
    • なら
    • そんな
    • こと
    • けっして
    • しない
    • でしょう
    A Japanese person would never do such a thing. Tatoeba
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Names — 15 found

こと 【事】
Given name, gender not specified
1. Koto
ことうら 【事浦】
Family or surname
1. Kotoura
ことかみ 【事上】
1. Kotokami
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