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)
Other forms
事 【こん】縡 【こと】縡 【こん】
縡: Out-dated kanji. 縡: Out-dated kanji.


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