Jisho

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Words — 224 found

Noun
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
8. alias; also known as; otherwise known as; orUsually written using kana alone, as AことB (A = alias, B = real name)
9. necessity; needUsually written using kana alone, as 〜ことはない
10. you should ...; I advise that you ...; it's important to ...Usually written using kana alone, as 〜ことだ
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事 【こん】縡 【こと】縡 【こん】
Notes
縡: Out-dated kanji. 縡: Out-dated kanji.
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Noun
1. koto (13-stringed Japanese zither)
  • かのじょ彼女
  • こと
  • 弾く
  • こと
  • とても
  • 好き
  • She likes to play the koto very much.
2. stringed instrumentArchaism, Only applies to こと
3. zheng (Chinese zither); guzhengOnly applies to 箏, Only applies to 筝
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4. Koto (instrument)The koto is a traditional Japanese stringed musical instr... Read more
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箏 【こと】筝 【こと】箏 【そう】筝 【そう】
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Noun, Suru verb
1. patching up (e.g. a failure); covering up (e.g. a mistake); glossing over
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Particle
1. particle indicating a commandparticle always used at sentence-end
2. particle indicating mild enthusiasmFemale term or language, often as ことね
3. particle indicating a gentle interrogative
4. particle used to soften a judgment or conclusionat sentence end as ことよ
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Noun, Na-adjective, Noun - used as a prefix
1. difference (from one another); different thing; otherArchaism, Only applies to こと
Na-adjective
2. unusual; extraordinary
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異 【け】殊 【こと】殊 【け】
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Noun
1. language; dialectSee also 言語
  • ことば言葉
  • いちめん一面
  • でんたつ伝達
  • しようとする
  • いし意志
  • である
  • かれ
  • 言う
  • "One aspect of language is an intent to communicate," he says.
2. word; words; phrase; term; expression; remarkSee also 単語
  • ことば言葉
  • 出て
  • こなかった
  • Words failed me.
3. speech; (manner of) speaking
  • らんぼう乱暴な
  • ことば言葉
  • つか使って
  • いけない
  • Don't be rough in speech.
4. learning to speak; language acquisition
Wikipedia definition
5. Ci (poetry)Ci is a kind of lyric Classical Chinese poetry using a se... Read more
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詞 【ことば】辞 【ことば】言葉 【けとば】
Notes
けとば: Out-dated or obsolete kana usage.
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Noun
1. accident; incident; trouble
2. circumstances; reasons
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3. Accidentlines]]An accident or mishap is an unforeseen and unplann... Read more
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事故 【ことゆえ】
Notes
ことゆえ: Out-dated or obsolete kana usage.
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Noun
1. dictionary; lexicon
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2. DictionaryA dictionary (also called a wordbook, lexicon or vocabula... Read more
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辭典 【じてん】辞典 【ことばてん】辭典 【ことばてん】ことば典 【ことばてん】言葉典 【ことばてん】
Notes
辭典: Out-dated kanji. 辭典: Out-dated kanji.
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Adverbial noun, Temporal noun
1. this year
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今年 【こんねん】
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Noun
1. small bird; little bird
  • ことり小鳥
  • たち
  • たのし
  • そうに
  • さえずっています
  • The birds are singing merrily.
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Godan verb with ru ending, Transitive verb
1. to refuse; to reject; to dismiss; to turn down; to decline
  • かのじょ彼女
  • かれ彼の
  • アドバイス
  • ことわ断り
  • そう
  • なぜなら
  • かのじょ彼女
  • かれ
  • 好き
  • ではない
  • から
  • She is likely to refuse to follow his advice, because she does not like him.
2. to inform; to give notice; to tell in advance
  • あらかじ予め
  • ことわ断ります
  • きょう今日
  • ブログ
  • おもしろ面白くない
  • よ~
  • Just to warn you in advance, today's blog is no fun.
3. to ask leave; to excuse oneself (from)
    ジョン
  • だれ誰にも
  • ことわ断らず
  • パイ
  • すう
  • 切れ
  • かって勝手に
  • 取って
  • 食べた
  • John helped himself to several pieces of pie without asking.
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断わる 【ことわる】
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Godan verb with ru ending, intransitive verb
1. to differ; to vary; to disagree
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異る 【ことなる】
Notes
異る: Irregular okurigana usage.
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Noun
1. proverb; saying; aphorism; maximUsually written using kana alone
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Noun, Suru verb
1. speech; expression; wording; language
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言葉使い 【ことばづかい】言葉づかい 【ことばづかい】
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Noun
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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Noun
1. matter; thing; affair; circumstance
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事がら 【ことがら】
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Adverb
1. altogether; entirelyUsually written using kana alone
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尽く 【ことごとく】
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Kanji — 26 found

0.1177710733888263
8 strokes. JLPT N4. Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3.
matter, thing, fact, business, reason, possibly
On:
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0.37512267820144674
11 strokes. JLPT N4. Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2.
logic, arrangement, reason, justice, truth
On:
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0.482716004507288
7 strokes. JLPT N4. Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2.
say, word
Kun: い.う こと
On: ゲン ゴン
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2.457198938606376
11 strokes. JLPT N3. Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5.
severance, decline, refuse, apologize, warn, dismiss, prohibit, decision, judgement, cutting
On: ダン
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Sentences — 11856 found

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    • おお多く
    • くに
    • 、18
    • さい
    • いか以下
    • みせいねん未成年
    • みなされ
    • とうひょう投票
    • する
    • ことはできない
    In most countries, people under the age of 18 are considered minors - they cannot vote. Tatoeba
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