Words — 5 found

Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no', Noun, used as a prefix
1. former; ex-; past; one-time
  • うちの
  • かみさん
  • プロレスラー
  • だから
  • もし
  • わたし
  • うわき浮気
  • している
  • ところ
  • 見つかり
  • でも
  • しよう
  • ものなら
  • それ
  • こそ
  • コテンパン
  • やられて
  • しまう
My wife used to be a pro-wrestler, so if she ever catches me two-timing her, I'd be beaten to a pulp.
Noun, Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
2. earlier times; the past; previous state
Noun, Adverb (fukushi)
3. formerly; previously; originally; before
Other forms
旧 【もと】故 【もと】
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1. used item; secondhand itemSee also お古
Noun, used as a prefix
2. old; used; previous
  • もり
  • はずれ
  • ふる
  • こや小屋
  • 立っている
  • 見えた
We saw an old hut standing at the margin of the forest.
3. Furu
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故 【ふる】旧 【ふる】
故: Rarely-used kanji form. 旧: Rarely-used kanji form.
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Adverb (fukushi), Noun
1. reason; cause; circumstancesUsually written using kana alone
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Adverb (fukushi), Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
1. intentionally; deliberately; designedly; on purposeUsually written using kana alone
Adverb (fukushi), Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
2. especially; particularlyUsually written using kana alone
Other forms
故 【ことさら】
故: Out-dated kanji or kanji usage.
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Kanji — 1 found

9 strokes. JLPT N1. Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5.
happenstance, especially, intentionally, reason, cause, circumstances, the late, therefore, consequently
Kun: ゆえ ふる.い もと
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Sentences — 1069 found

  • jreibun/5/2
    • あいことば合言葉
    • に、飲酒運転による交通事故をなくそう。
    We strive hard to eradicate traffic accidents caused by drunk drivers using the slogan: “If you drink, don’t drive; if you drive, don’t drink.” Jreibun
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